Malaysia Architectural Heritage Study Tour

COSA organised a 13 days Malaysian Architectural Heritage Study Tour for Tian Jin Cheng Jian University from 6 to 15 November 2017. The study tour covered places such as Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Melaka, Penang, Cameron Highland and Ipoh. Through workshops and discussions held with local communities and UTAR staff, the study tour strengthened understanding on local issues and improved mutual interactions of both universities.

UTAR-TungHai Urban Heritage Workshop Camp Joint Studio 2017

19-25 Feb 2017

Organised by COSA, with support from National University of Singapore (NUS) Tun Tan Cheng Lock Centre (TTCLC) Malacca

36 staff & students from Tunghai University, Taiwan and 40 over staff & students from UTAR DASD participated in the week long field activity in Kuala Lumpur and Melaka. The result culminated in a 8-weeks urban intervention project with a final project review in TungHai University in April 2017.

 PAM ZSR Award 2017

Three students from UTAR were shortlisted for the final presentation at PAM Centre in November 2016. They were Tan Ying Kuan, Yong Song Zse and Jonathan Wong Zen Dar. Out of this, six winners were chosen. TWO prizes went to UTAR. Each receive RM3,000:


  1.Tan Ying Kuan

  2.Jonathan Wong Zen Dar

 Supervisors: En.Muluk Manan and Ar.Ooi Aik Hoi

National Timber Design Competition NTDC 2017

Jointly Organized by Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) and The Institute For Infrastructure Engineering & Sustainable Management (IIESM) UiTM

 For Student category, UTAR team won First Prize with RM6,000

 Team Members:

 1. Tan Ying Kuan (Architecture)

 2. Ang Kuan Ken (Architecture)

 3. Hor Yon Hu (Engineering)

 4. Wong Yin Meng (Engineering)

 5. Ang Wen Wei (Engineering, University of Chia Yi, Taiwan)

 As for the Professional Category, our team won 3rd prize, with RM5,000

 1. Abd Muluk Bin Abd Manan (DASD staff and COSA member)

 2. Jonathan Wong Zen Dar (UTAR Alumni)

 3. Hasdi Abd Hamid (Professional QS)