International Convention: Old & new: Brief Report

Inauguration ceremony by Prof.Ir.Azraai

Inauguration ceremony by Prof.Ir.Azraai

21 papers had been submitted for the International Convention: Bridging the Old&New – Towards Future Sustainable Built Environment that was held from 5-7th November 2012 at Building 12, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Being KALAM’s second time of organizing an international convention, it had received participation from  New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia as well as Malaysia. Students, academicians and practitioners of local and international background, had gathered  for two days of seminar and a one day architectural trip to Glulam Gallery and Leisure Farm, Gelang Patah.

The convention was  inaugurated by Prof.Ir.Dr. Mohd Azraai Bin Kassim, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research & Innovation of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Prof. Jason Pomeroy

Three keynote speakers had been invited to this event. They were Prof. Dr.Amer Rghei from American University, Dubai, UAE, Prof. Jason Pomeroy of Pomeroy Studio, Singapore and Ar.Laurence Loh, of Arkitek LLA, Malaysia. Their sharing of experience and knowledge were very clear and enticing.

These three days were very eventful and memorable.

More photos can be found at KALAM’s facebook and videos of the Seminar will be uploaded soon.

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