Dr Hourakhsh A. Nia is a full-time academic staff in the Department of Architecture at Alanya HEP University. He was the former Head of the Department of Architecture and Interior Architecture at Girne American University where he established the International Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs (IJCUA) in 2016. Since then, he is the Editor-In-Chief of IJCUA. Dr Hourakhsh A. Nia is the chairman of the international conference series with the name of Contemporary Architecture and Urban Affairs – ICCAUA2018 and ICCAUA2019.
He has over 8 years of research experience in interdisciplinary studies of architectural humanities and social sciences, particularly the interrelations of Aesthetics in Architecture and urban design, housing and Sustainable Urban Conservation. He is an editorial board member of the International Journal of Art and Architecture Studies and International Advisory Board of Space Independent Academic Platform.