Kuala Lumpur, March 8, 2019 – UTM Architecture students and their advisors from the Faculty of Built Environment and Surveying made outstanding achievements at the PAM-ZSR Architecture Prize 2018. For Part 1 category (BSc. Arch. program), David Nee Zhi Kang emerged as one of the top three Winners, taking home a certificate and RM3,000 award, with his project ‘MTC Timber Gallery + Resource Centre’ supervised by Associate Prof. Dr. Mahmud Mohd Jusan.
For Part 2 category (M.Arch. program), UTM dominated the prize by winning two of the top three Winners with a certificate and RM5,000 award each, and six out of the seven Finalists were named from UTM M.Arch. students. The Winners were Wong Tian Ming with his project ‘Mosque as Bridge of Culture’ supervised by Ar. Samsiah Abdullah, and Rashidah Jimi Sham with her project ‘Low Energy Courtyard Training Centre’ supervised by Associate Prof. Dr. Mohd Zin Kandar. The other Finalists were Lim Wen Jie (with his project ‘Future Cities Farming Research Centre’ supervised by Dr. Doris Toe Hooi Chyee), Wilson Tan Zern Ee (with his project ‘Visual World’ supervised by Dr. Sharifah Salwa Syed Mahdzar), and Ngew Kah Sheng (with two projects ‘Shining in the School’ supervised by Associate Prof. Dr. Mohd Zin Kandar and ‘A Self-Sustained Community Elderly Housing’ supervised by Associate Prof. Dr. Tareef Hayat Khan), each taking home a certificate and RM1,000 award.
The prize presentation ceremony was held on March 8, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. Congratulations to all the students and Advisors.