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The Supply and Design Cost of COVID-19
PANDEMIC LIKELY TO IMPACT NEAR-TERM SUPPLY AND LONG-TERM DESIGN OF HOUSING As the end of the COVID-19 global pandemic seems nowhere in sight, it has been increasingly difficult to count the total cost of the virus has had (or will continue to have on) our global economy. Among the... Read more
Technology driving the future of property management
TECH DISRUPTION TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT MIPPM CONFERENCE THIS YEAR The Malaysian Institute of Professional Property Managers (MIPPM) recently held their second annual conference entitled “PropTech: Driving the future of Property Management 2017”, which was held at [email protected] in Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur. As the theme of the event... Read more

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY

News February 14, 2017

OFFBEAT VALENTINES MESSAGES FROM ARCHITECT TO ARCHITECTURAL LOVERS BY Ann O’Nymous Although Valentine’s Day is a celebration of romantic love, ArchDaily, which broadcasts architecture worldwide, says it knows the following messages of affection will resonate with peers, friends and family members. We can relate to that and have extracted... Read more
Floating a new holiday idea
BY Alia Mokthar Pictures: Salt & Water Artistic and forward-thinking architects are not holding back their creative juices when it comes to conceptualising living spaces for the future, especially in light of our ever-changing global landscape. Anticipating rising sea levels and loss of land in the not too distant... Read more
  PAM lashes out on  MaTIC heritage about-turn
BY Chris Prasad The Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM) has expressed “grave concern” over news that Jabatan Warisan Malaysia (JWN) is seeking to revoke the national heritage status of the historic Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTIC) building at Jalan Ampang in the capital city. In a press statement, the institute... Read more
How droneports can be train stations
Student Saul Ajuria Fernandez for his master’s degree project at the University of Alcala in Spain has envisioned the Urban Droneport as an essential civic building of the future, according to architecture website ArchDaily. Located in what Ajuria has identified as a “disused urban vacuum” in the Spanish capital,... Read more
Blame it on bad attitude, not nature
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar Fire incidents in public buildings, especially hospitals and schools, are unthinkable as they are expected to be safe and secure for occupancy, said national chairman of Fire Prevention Council Malaysia (FIPCOM), Datuk Dr Soh Chai Hock. According to Soh, some buildings are relying on temporary certificates and... Read more
KSKʼs 8 Conlay unveils never-before features
BY Roznah Abdul Jabbar KSK Land Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KSK Group Bhd, is promoting its unique selling propositions at the 4-acre freehold mixed development, the 8 Conlay, in Kuala Lumpur. Located on Jalan Conlay, it will comprise three towers each housing serviced apartments, serviced residences and... Read more
KLAF 2016 emphasises shaping future communities
    BY Pavither Sidhu In line with the projected global urban population of about 2.29 billion, of which 92.8 per cent will be in developing countries, the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival 2016 (KLAF 2016) organised by Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM) is based on the theme “Future Communities and... Read more