LAr. Dr Nor Atiah Ismail is an Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She graduated with Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1996), a Master of Science in Architecture (2001-2002) from the same university and obtained her PhD in Landscape Architecture from Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand (2007-2010). Dr Atiah was a landscape architecture consultant before joining UPM as an academician in 1999. She was the Head of the Landscape Architecture Department, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia from 2011-2014.