M.Arch. Students Win ARCHITALENT Design Competition

Congratulations to my Master of Architecture students Ooi Soon Theng and Wilson Tan Xern Ee for winning prizes in ARCHITALENT Architectural Student Design Competition, which was held from 11 May to 20 July 2017 in conjunction with the 18th International Architecture, Interior Design & Building Exhibition 2017 (ARCHIDEX17).

The competition was organised by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) in collaboration with C.I.S Network Sdn. Bhd. Over 70 submissions were sent by students of accredited architecture schools and institutions across Malaysia, where 20 shortlisted finalists presented their ideas to a panel of industry-led judges at the Plenary Theatre of the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 20 July 2017.

Ooi Soon Theng, who is in the 1st year of the Master of Architecture programme and under my supervision in Envirotectonic Studio, won the Grand Prize of RM3,000, a certificate and an air ticket sponsored by Malaysia Airlines to UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress in September in South Korea. His project title is “Wind Driven Ventilated Malaysia Green Building Confederation Learning Centre”.

Apart from that, another 1st year of the Master of Architecture programme student who is under my supervision, Wilson Tan Xern Ee had been selected as one of the finalists in the competition with his project titled “High Water Research Center”.

 

ICRIIS 2017 Best Paper Award

Thank God that my paper titled “BIM-based Sustainable Building Design Process and Decision-making” has received the Best Paper Award in the 5th International Conference on Research and Innovation on Information Systems (ICRIIS 2017), under the conference track of “Innovations in Construction Industry through Building Information Modelling”.  The conference was held on 16-17 July 2017, at ADYA Hotel, Langkawi, Malaysia with more than 100 papers presented.  Furthermore, I was one of the conference track co-chairs and had chaired the parallel session 6.

International Conference on Sustainable Building Asia (SB13) Best Technical Paper Award

Give thanks to God that my paper titled “Evaluation on Sustainability and Occupants’ Perceived Health in Malaysian Terraced Houses” has received the Best Technical Paper Award in International Conference on Sustainable Building Asia (SB13), on 8-10 July 2013, at Seoul Palace Hotel, Seoul, South Korea.

My presentation

My presentation

Best Technical Paper Award

Best Technical Paper Award

1st Asia Future Conference 2013 Best Paper Award

A group of delegates from UTM had presented their papers in 1st Asia Future Conference, on 8-10 March 2013, at Centara Grand, Central Plaza Ladprao, Bangkok, Thailand.

Thank God that my paper co-authored with Prof. Dr. Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syed Iskandar, titled “University-industry Research Collaboration on Development of Green Mosque Design”  has received the Best Paper Award.

Delegates from UTM

Delegates from UTM

AFC Best Paper Award

AFC Best Paper Award

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