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PEREKABANDAR's Exciting Collaboration with Universiti Putra Malaysia's Faculty of Design and Architecture


In a groundbreaking development that promises to reshape the landscape of urban design and architecture, PEREKABANDAR has officially signed a momentous collaboration agreement with the prestigious Faculty of Design and Architecture at Universiti Putra Malaysia.

This monumental partnership brings together two formidable forces in the realms of urban planning, design, and architectural innovation. The signing ceremony, held on 19 October, marked the beginning of a new era of creative synergy, knowledge exchange, and transformative projects that will not only benefit the academic community but also have a profound impact on the urban environment.


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TAPSE Public Lecture 2: Designing with Urban Context by Adjunct Professor Dr Shuhana Shamsuddin (…

TAPSE Public Lecture 2: Designing with Urban Context by Adjunct Professor Dr Shuhana Shamsuddin (…

The 'Townscape Appraisal for Petaling Street Exhibition' (TAPSE) is a Taylor's University event conducted as part of the Architectural Design V module for the Bachelor of Science in Architecture programme, in collaboration with the Liveable Urban Communities Impact Lab. The event primarily focuses on community engagement exercises between students and the public in order to directly and indirectly educate the public and local community about the 'character' and 'identity' of place in the Petaling Street area as a result of their Townscape Appraisal exercise. TAPSE features include an exhibition of student work and a series of public talks given by specialists in architecture and urban design. TAPSE is also working with the Malaysian Urban Design Association (PEREKABANDAR), ThinkCity, DBKL, and Central Market. Date: 11th May 2023 Time: 10.00am to 6.30pm Venue: Central Market (Pasar Seni), Kuala Lumpur Itinerary. 10.00 – 10.30 am : Opening and Launch 11.45 – 12.15 pm : Public Lecture 1 - THINKCITY Sharing Session By Mr Gan Yi Reng, Manager of Urban Mechanics, Thinkcity 1.00 – 2.30pm : Public Lecture 2 - Designing Within Urban Context - by Adjunct Prof. Dr Shuhana Shamsuddin, Taylor's University and PEREKABANDAR 2.30 – 5.00 pm : Public and communities activities 5.00 – 5.30 pm : Public Lecture 3 - Five Footways By Assoc Prof Dr. Camelia, Taylor's University 5.30 -6.00 pm : Closing Ceremony
TAPSE Public Lecture 1: Placemaking by Mr Gan Yi Reng (Think City)


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