Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) won Gold and Bronze Awards in the 9th Royal FLORIA Flower and Garden Festival 2016 hosted by Floria Putrajaya Sdn. Bhd. at Anjung Floria, Precinct 4 Putrajaya.
A team of 20 second-year students from Landscape Architecture Department, Faculty of Built Environment was lead by LAr Dr Sapura Mohamad and Dr Lee Yoke Lai together with three (3) supporting staff. A group of four (4) students won the Gold Award in the Decorative Wall Art Category competing with four (4) other shortlisted groups. The interactive wall art design interpreted a concept theme of “Memento Surge” that exemplified the historical flower theme to resemble past FLORIA events.
UTM team also won the Bronze award in the Desk Art Work Category which adopted “The Spectral” idea to emphasis floral arrangement of different flower cut levels. Both categories shortlisted five (5) entries with RM750 incentives for each team. Both design teams have selected colourful Chrysanthemum as the theme flower for this year to match with respective design theme to create an interesting visual art and landscape layout. The prize giving ceremony will be held on 2nd June 2016. UTM team was also among the 15 shortlisted entries with RM3,000 incentives in the University Garden Category.
Students Affairs and Alumni Office through UTM Career Centre (UTMCC) support the students by offering Job in Campus allocation which financially assist students’ need. On the whole, the hard work and strong team spirit of Landscape Architecture students’ contribute to the success and completeness of this university garden competition.
Again, congratulation to the Landscape department which manage to bring about great achievement and glory to UTM.
Decorative wall art: gold award
1. ZULKHAIRI BIN AHMAD NAMIRY
2. NURUL HUDA BINTI ASHAR
3. SITI MAZLINA BINTI MUKHTAR
4. NUR AZMAN BIN AHMAD BUKRI
Desk art: bronze award
1. AIMI NORHANANI NORDIN
2. NATASHA NASIUMIN
3. SITI HAJAR UMAIRAH NORDIN