Ayomikun Adewumi

Dr Ayomikun Adewumi BTech, MTech, PhD, PGCert, FHEA, MCIOB, BREEAM AP

Lecturer in Built Environment

Dr Ayomikun Adewumi joined the Faculty of Engineering and Science as a Lecturer in Built Environment in April 2022. Previously, he worked at London South Bank University as a lecturer in the School of Built environment and Architecture and within the apprenticeship team as an Apprenticeship Skills Reviewer.

Dr Adewumi holds a doctorate degree in Architecture at University of Dundee, UK. The thesis explored the characteristics of the Indicators of a Sustainability Assessment Framework for Neighbourhood Development in Metropolitan Lagos. During his doctoral study, he completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice in Higher Education (PGCAPHE). Prior to this, he had both Bachelor of Technology (BTech) and Master of Technology (MTech) degrees in Architecture at the Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria.

To date, he has published in academic journals and presented in conferences and workshops.

Responsibilities within the university

Dr Adewumi teaches the following modules:

  • BUIL1059- Sustainable & Healthy Building
  • BUIL1249- Construction Technology
  • BUIL1254 – Environmental & Passive Design Systems
  • BUIL1289 – Sustainability Assessment Methods for the Built Environment
  • RESE1134- Research Methods

Other responsibilities include:

  • School of Engineering Link Tutor to London South East Colleges
  • Personal Tutoring
  • Dissertation Supervision at both UG and PG levels


  • 2015 Dean’s International Student scholarship worth £2000 per year for PhD student at University of Dundee
  • 2012 Ekiti State Government of Nigeria Scholarship awards for exceptional postgraduate students
  • 2011 Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship award for postgraduate students.


    Professional affiliations

  • Higher Education Academy- Fellow
  • Chartered Institute of Building- Full Member

    Reviewer for the selected Journals

  • Urban Design and Planning (Proceedings of the ICE)
  • Journal of Cleaner Production- Elsevier
  • Construction Economics and Building- UTS ePRESS

Research / Scholarly interests

My current research interests include:

  • Sustainable construction
  • Neighbourhood Sustainability Assessment Frameworks
  • Environmental Social Governance (ESG) reporting
  • Collaborative Design.

Recent publications


Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Opoku, Alex, Dangana, Zainab (2024), Sustainability assessment frameworks for delivering Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) targets: a case of Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) UK New Construction. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management . pp. 1-13 ISSN: 1535-3958 (Print), 1535-3966 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.2768).

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Onyango, Vincent, Moyo, Dumiso, Al Waer, Husam , Dawodu, Ayotunde (2023), Conceptualising the characteristics of the indicators of a neighbourhood sustainability assessment framework in a developing country context. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 102: 107197 . pp. 1-15 ISSN: 0195-9255 (Print), 1873-6432 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2023.107197).

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Onyango, Vincent, Moyo, Dumiso (2021), Institutional stakeholders’ perceptions of a sustainable neighbourhood in metropolitan Lagos. Springer Nature. In: , , , . Springer Nature, Social Sciences, 1: 179 . pp. 1-23 2662-9283 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-021-00175-w).

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon and , Onyango, Vincent (2021), Selecting indicators for assessing neighbourhood sustainability: the Metropolitan Lagos workflow. European Scientific Institute. In: , , , . European Scientific Institute, European Scientific Journal, 17 (2) . pp. 170-190 ISSN: 1857-7881 (Print), 1857-7431 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2021.v17n2p170).

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Onyango, Vincent, Moyo, Dumiso, AlWaer, Husam (2018), A review of selected neighbourhood sustainability assessment frameworks using the Bellagio STAMP. Emerald Publishing Limited. In: , , , . Emerald Publishing Limited, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, 37 (1) . pp. 108-118 2398-4708 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-07-2018-0055).

Book section

Hussein, Assel A and , Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon (2024), The built environment and industry/construction 4.0 technologies towards achieving SDGs. Elgar. In: , , In: Alex Opoku (ed.), The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Elgar, Cheltenham, UK; and Northampton, Massachusetts USA (1st) . pp. 387-403 . ISBN: 9781035300020; 9781035300037 (doi: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.00033) NB Item availability restricted.

Opoku, Alex , Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon, Leung Lok (Lawrence), Ka, Amoh, Ellen (2024), Lean construction and SDGs: delivering value and performance in the built environment. Elgar. In: , , In: Alex Opoku (ed.), The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Elgar, Cheltenham, UK; and Northampton, Massachusetts USA (1st) . pp. 294-314 . ISBN: 9781035300020; 9781035300037 (doi: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.00027) NB Item availability restricted.

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Onyango, Vincent, Moyo, Dumiso (2022), Enhancing reliability and validity in a study exploring the indicators of a sustainability assessment framework for neighbourhood development in Nigeria. Routledge - Taylor and Francis. In: , , In: Vian Ahmed, Alex Opoku, Ayokunle Olanipekun, Monty Sutrisna (eds.), Validity and Reliability in Built Environment Research A Selection of Case Studies. Routledge - Taylor and Francis, London (1st) . pp. 55-69 . ISBN: 9780367197766; 9780429243226; 9780367197803; 9780429516375; 0429516371 (doi: https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429243226).

Conference proceedings

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Onyango, Vincent, Moyo, Dumiso, AlWaer, Husam (2018), Operationalising the Bellagio STAMP using selected neighbourhood sustainability assessment frameworks. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). In: , , In: RICS HQ Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (ed.), RICS COBRA 2018 23rd – 24th April 2018 RICS HQ, London, UK. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), London (1st) . pp. 1-12 . ISBN: 9781783212521ISSN: 2398-8614 (Print), (doi: ).

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , Fadamiro, Joseph, AlWaer, Husam, Onyango, Vincent , Moyo, Dumiso (2017), Passive cooling consideration in the effective planning and design of public buildings in Nigeria. Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings (NCEUB). In: , , In: Luisa Brotas, Susan Roaf, Fergus Nicol (eds.), Proceedings of 33rd PLEA International Conference: Design to Thrive, PLEA 2017. Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings (NCEUB), Edinburgh , 3 (1st) . pp. 3842-3849 . ISBN: 9780992895754 (doi: file:///C:/Users/Staff%201/Downloads/R_PLEA2017_proceedings_volume_III.pdf).

Adewumi, Ayomikun Solomon , AlWaer, Husam, Onyango, Vincent (2017), Conceptualising sustainable neighbourhoods through collaborative placemaking. Construction Industry Council and Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited in Hong Kong. In: , , In: WSBE17 International Scientific Review Panel of WSBE17 Hong Kong (ed.), World Sustainable Built Environment Conference 2017, Hong Kong: Transforming our Built Environment through Innovation and Integration, Putting Ideas into Action - Conference Proceedings. Construction Industry Council and Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited in Hong Kong, Hong Kong (1st) . pp. 2555-2560 . ISBN: 9789887794301 (doi: http://wsbe17hongkong.hk/download/WSBE17%20Hong%20Kong%20-%20Conference%20Proceedings.pdf).