Bisi Olumide is a researcher in Housing Studies with a focus on issues relating to the adaptation and modification of low-income housing. She is a 1990 alumnus of the University where she received a combined Bachelors in Architecture and Environmental Studies B.Arch/B.ES.
A Chartered architect with experience in both architectural consultancy practice and public service where she gained invaluable experience in the area of provision of public housing. Over the years she has gained experience and delivered lectures at both undergraduate and graduate levels for taught courses in architectural history, contemporary issues in architecture and
fundamentals of design. She developed the content for the graduate course in building restoration and delivers it in her characteristic interactive and research-based style which ensures the students develop a deeper understanding of the issues through focused involvement utilising methods such as field trips, live projects and policy development. She is currently pursuing a Doctoral degree in the area of Public Housing Transformation. She has conducted research on health and safety in institutional buildings, assertiveness through design amongst various issues relating to spatial use and housing and heritage buildings in Lagos. She mentors students constantly and has been involved with supervision at both undergraduate and graduate level.
She is active in the professional body she is a full member of namely the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and is registered by the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) from where her Chartered status emanates. She has served as Vice-chairman at the NIA local chapter level as well as been a member of its Library and Publications and Public Relations committees at
the national level. She served two terms as the national chairman of the Institute's Public Relations committee and began the active involvement of the media in creating awareness of the role of the architect in the built environment.
- Ph.D Architecture (in view)
- B.Arch/B.ES University of Lagos 1990
- Building Conservation Course 2014
RICS Building Conservation Summer School
Royal Agricultural College,
- Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Governance Course 2012
Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh