|1||6 March 2021||Public Lecture: Calligraphy of the land and landscape cities: of art, architecture & education, for joy & love|
By Ar Chew Weng Huat, Singapore
|2||15 March 2021||Webinar: Overview of Green Building in Malaysia and China|
Panel of speakers from Malaysia and China
|3||21 March 21||Public Lecture: Application potentials of bamboo in architecture & design|
By En Rahim Md. Zin
|4||23 - 25 March 2021||Webinar: Importance of Asian architecture to local socio-economic development|
By a panel of invited speakers from Malaysia and Indonesia
|5||30 March 2021||Public Lecture: How Covid-19 shape architecture|
By Nyoman Gede Maha Putra St., Indonesia
|6||10 April 2021||Public Lecture: Adaptive reuse of heritage|
By Ar Hau Woon San
|7||19 June 2021||Public Lecture: Meditation on creativity: a journey of the mind|
By ArChoo Meng Foo, Singapore
|8||14 August 2021||Connecting the present with the pasts and the future: reminiscent of Xin Tian Di Plaza and Platinum Tower projects in Shanghai, China|
By Ar Daniel Mei, Singapore
|9||27 October 201||Rethinking architectural design in the post-Covid-19 Era|
By Ar Lilian Tay, UTAR IAP
|10||Oct - Dec 2021||Malaysian level Organizer for 2021 Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Greater Bay Area and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) International Bamboo Design and Construction Competition|
This is the second year COSA involved in organizing the Malaysian level 2020 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area ASEAN Nations Design and Construction Competition. The competition was an initiative of The South China University of Technology and Guangzhou Nan Sha Bird Park. The competition aimed to provide opportunities to experience real construction and enhance academic exchanges among schools of architecture, design, and engineering amongst universities from south China and ASEAN regions. The theme for 2021 was 源于传统技艺 “Bamboo art space inspired by traditional arts and craft”.
COSA (UTAR) with the support of the Architects Association of Malaysia (PAM) and The Malaysian Bamboo Society (MASA) jointly hosted the event. More than 40 entries were received from participating universities in Malaysia. An exhibition of the winning entries was held at PAM center for public viewing in December 2021.
The top 4 winners from Malaysia represented the country at the international level competition held at GuangZhou, China. The winning designs at the international level were constructed at the Nan Sha Bird Park.
En. Abd Muluk Bin Abd Manan - Event Convener & national level organizer
Ts. Tan Kok Hong - one of the judges at the international level competition
Dr Lim Poh Im and LAr Beh Jing Han were involved as part of the judging team at the national level.
Architecture students bag top prizes at the Malaysia final round of 2021 Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area: ASEAN International Colleges Design and Construction Competition https://news.utar.edu.my/awards/2020/Dec/21/02/02.html
2021 Guangdong-Hongkong-Macau Greater Bay Area· Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) International Colleges Design and Construction Competition – Malaysian Preliminary Round. Theme：”源于传统技艺” Bamboo Art Space inspired by Traditional Art & Craft. https://twitter.com/AAljamalullail/status/1413009177765498880
Poster showing winners at the Malaysian level:
Poster of the winning entries at the international level:
Poster of a series of talks by ‘bamboo experts was organised in conjunction with the competition: