UTM Landscape Architecture Students Won the First Prize RM10,000 in Landscape Design Proposal Competition for 3Q Equestrian Centre, Kuang, Rawang

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CONGRATULATIONS!

On the 17th November 2017, UTM team was announced as the winner for Landscape Design Proposal Competition for 3Q Equestrian Centre, Kuang, Selangor. UTM beat other three universities in this competition (UPM, UITM and UIAM). The winner was selected by the jury, Mr. Bill Bensley from Bensley Studio, Bangkok, Thailand. Bensley Studio is an international company specializing in Architecture, Interior Design and Landscape Design.

The team was a combination of 2nd year, 3rd year and 4th year landscape architecture students and supervised by four lecturers – Dr. Zanariah Jasmani, LAr. Dr. Sapura Mohamad, Dr. Lee Yoke Lai and LAr. En. Ahmad Long.

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UTM Landscape Architecture Students Joined 2017 IFLA APR Student Design Charrette Held in Bangkok

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On the 29th of October till the 1st of November 2017, three landscape architecture students from the third year studio class namely; Muhamad Zulhelmy Azmi, Muhamad Taqiy Asshaari and Sharifah Nurul Syafiqa Al-Yahya took part in the Student Design Charrette of IFLA APR Congress held in Bangkok themed: ‘Blue, Green and Culture’. The design charrette was patronized by several well-known practicing Landscape Architects from Thailand and it was hosted by The Chulalongkorn University. This workshop had to bring together landscape architecture students from different countries. 

The workshop began with ice-breaking and networking session accompanied by lecturers and other students. Subsequently, TALA director and other prominent landscape architect delivered site briefing Bangkachao’s issues that regard to equestrian and function of Bangkachao act as a green lung in Bangkok City. All design workshop participants had one day site visit to familiarise and also to see the beautiful culture of Bangkachao. After the site visit, students need to carry out a site analysis and landscape design outcome to resolve Bangkachao problem. Likewise, the design critique session conducted by tutors and the lecturers who are essential to internalize students’ design ideas and to enhance critical design thinking skills.

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UTM-LCARC Exhibits and Promotes Malaysia’s “Science to Action” (S2A) Approach to City-level Climate Change Action Plan-making at COP 23

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Bonn, Germany, 12th November – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), through the UTM-Low Carbon Asia Research Centre (UTM-LCARC) that is based in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, organises an exhibition and participates in side events at the 23rd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Bonn, Germany, 6-17 November 2017.

Prof. TPr. Dr. Ho Chin Siong and TPr. Chau Loon Wai from the Department of Urban Regional Planning lead UTM’s participation at COP 23, which is presided by the island nation of Fiji and hosted by the German Government.  The exhibition marks UTM’s seventh installation at the COP since participating in COP 17 in Durban, South Africa in 2011.  UTM remains the only Malaysian university with an accredited Observer institution status at the COP.

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UTM-LCARC Co-organises High Profile 3rd International Conference of Low Carbon Asia and 6th LoCARNet Annual Meeting

Bangkok, 1st November – Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), through the UTM-Low Carbon Asia Research Centre (UTM-LCARC), Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, co-organises the three-day 3rdInternational Conference of Low Carbon Asia (ICLCA 2017) and the 6th LoCARNet Annual Meeting with the King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonbury (KMUTT) in Bangkok, Thailand.  The ICLCA and LoCARNet annual meeting, which assemble over 150 participants hailing from 16 countries, will see the presentation of six keynotes and some 120 papers that collectively aim at advancing sustainable low carbon emission development in Asia.

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Pelajar UTM Mendominasi Pertandingan Akhir Analisis Senario Habitat 2017 Peringkat IPTA

JOHOR BAHRU, 29 Oktober 2017 – Kumpulan Pelajar Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) telah membolot kesemua hadiah dalam Pertandingan Akhir Analisis Senario Habitat 2017 Peringkat IPTA anjuran Kementerian Kesejahteraan Bandar, Perumahan dan Kerajaan Tempatan (KPKT) dengan memenangi tempat pertama, kedua dan ketiga.

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