Ismail Said (PhD) is an associate professor and departmental head of Department of Landscape Architecture at Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He has been teaching at the university since 1985. He also has taught landscape architecture at King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia in 1991 to 1993 and did his sabbatical at School of Environmental Design, National University Singapore in 2002. His major research areas are children’s environment and vernacular architecture. He has published 130 papers in journals and conference proceedings and 5 books on materials of landscape architecture and architecture. Currently, he is supervising 12 PhD students studying a variety of topics including the impact of green infrastructure on urban residents’ wellbeing, place attachment on open spaces, walkable city environment, typology of landscape spaces in hospital setting, and children’s play plot ratio in residential setting.