Mukarram Khan, Faculty at the Department of Architecture and Interior Design at Amity University Dubai. Trained as an architect and urban planner, has been actively associated with academics as well as with projects in France, India and the MENA region. Has a sound knowledge of sustainability, heritage and the processes of urbanization reckoned with a global and interdisciplinary perspective. Presently based in Dubai actively pursuing the passion of teaching and research in the built environment domain. The main focus of his professional portfolio in the recent years has been cutting edge research across themes of complexity, place making, globalization and patterns of urban settlements. Has a vital and synergetic experience of blending research with contemporary issues related to the built environment industry.