Portrait of Mr Vijay Taheem Mr Vijay Taheem

v.taheem@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472088


  • 1983: BSc (Hons)
  • 1986: AA Dip. Arch
  • 1991: Member of RIBA
  • Publications and Other Research Outputs


    Taheem, V (2016) ‘RE - Evaluation of Regional Identities in the age of ‘New Modernity’ and Migration - Case study Bradford West Yorkshire. UK’. In: Regional Urbanism in the Era of Globalisation: CUDAS Conference, 3 - 5th Feb. 2016, University of Huddersfield

    Teaching and Professional Activities

    Teaching Activities

    1992 Leeds Metropolitan University – Teaching Design Studio

    1993/1999 Manchester University / Manchester school of Architecture – Unit leader at undergraduate / post graduate studies in Architecture

    2002/2004 Sheffield University -– Teaching Design Studio

    2005 - Current University of Huddersfield - Senior lecturer, School of Art Design and architecture

    Teaching Responsibilities

    I have taught at both undergraduate and post graduate levels over the number of years and currently leading Year 3 BA (Hons) in Architecture at undergraduate level and teaching design studio with interests in contemporary design and methodology.

    Professional Activities

    1990 / 2008

    Established VjQ Architects / Vj Associates

    Number of new built project in healthcare, industrial, religious building and Private residential has been completed.

    2008 – Current

    Vj Associates merged to form a new company DSN (design Studio North) architects based in Bradford. Current works include schools, religious buildings, private residential, sports and leisure.

    Works published in RIBA Journals and commendation received in International Housing competition. Other competitions include Baltic flour Mill – Newcastle, Loughborough art gallery, Walsall Bus station and Walsall Lex Waterfront development.