List of Members Research Activities Summary of Report
Centre Name: Centre of Sustainable Architecture
Chairperson: Dr. Lim Poh Im (UTAR profile)
Description of Centre: To research and develop sustainable solutions for the built environment with particular reference to the tropical conditions. The experience and results from the research will reinforce the teaching of architecture and train the next generation of architects with competency and awareness in sustainable design.
Research area:
Sustainability & urbanisms
Sustainability and urban affordable housing
Temporary shelters for disaster relief
Sustainable building materials
Tropical vernacular architecture - traditional Malay house
Urban swiftlet farming & edible bird nests.
Recycling of crumb rubber for concrete mixtures
Development of lightweight fire-resistant board
Construction management