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NRGF Asia Scoping Workshop, 9-10 December 2016, Bangkok, Thailand

The Centre for Innovative Planning and Development (CiPD), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, was commissioned by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to lead a “Nature Resource Governance Framework (NRGF) Asia Scoping Work” project at a cost of USD20,000.00 (RM88,000.00). The project is to be completed in 2 months.

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An Urban Analytics Data Infrastructure (UADI): A New Ontological Framework to Underpin The Next Generation of Smart Decision-Support Tools by Dr.Soheil Sabri

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (JPBW), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM JB, has once again successfully organised a talk entitled “An Urban Analytics Data Infrastructure (UADI): A New Ontological Framework to Underpin The Next Generation of Smart Decision-Support Tools”. The talk was by Dr. Soheil Sabri from the University of Melbourne, Australia and was held on 11th December 2016 (Sunday) at the Seminar Room B03, FAB, UTM JB.
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Publicity and Public Participation, Draft District Local Plan (RTD) Johor Bahru and Kulai 2025 (Replacement) by TPr. Chew Lee Ting

Madam TPr. Chew Lee Ting, an urban planning officer at Johor Bahru Tengah Municipal Council (MPJBT), gave a talk cum briefing on the necessity and significance of the Publicity and Public Participation of the Draft District Local Plan (RTD) Johor Bahru and Kulai 2015 (Replacement). In her briefing, TPr. Lee Ting emphasised the importance of the Draft RTD and stressed the need for the public to participate in the publicity program. The Draft RTD has outlined  the use of all land and buildings in the administrative area of MPJBT untill 2025. It is envisaged that the plan will have an impact on where one lives, work, shop and play, and how one moves around the city. It is further expected that the property values in MPJBT will also change based on the intended use of land and buildings. TPr. Lee Ting  also highlighted  on the  ‘Blok Perancangan Kecil UTM’ and invited the Department of Urban and Regional Planning (JPBW), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM JB to submit their comments …

Greenovation Reaches School Community to Educate Children on Interactive Artworks – Irfan Suria

Under attentive supervision of Assoc. Prof Dr. Ismail Said and Dr Mohd Hisyam Rasidi together with Dr. Nadiah N. Sahimi, my recent data collection for my research work entitled “Children’s Artworks for a Child-Friendly Environment” would not be possible without the assistance of other Greenovation Research Group members whom are Joharudin Samion, Mega Suria Hashim, Amalina SsMfauzi, Noraini Bahari, Janatun Yusof, Nanna Zabar, Zakie Zabar, Putri Fariza and Megat Mohamed Arif. In order to collect such data from middle childhood children, a series of workshops aptly named “Seni Bersama” was conducted from September to November 2016 at Sekolah Taman Bukit Indah, Johor Bahru. The aim of this research is to develop a culture of getting-together in creating artworks among children for other children towards establishing a child-friendly environment. Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Bukit Indah (SKTBI) Johor Bahru was chosen because of its location in the heart of an urban neighborhood. A total of 90 …

Landscape Professional Talk: Product Sharing - Landscape Irrigation System

Pembinaan Ikut SOP Elak Tragedi Maut Berulang

Berita Harian 8 Disember 2016

Seoul International Invention Fair 2016 (SIIF2016)

Gold Prize for LOCKBLOCK (Multi-Functional, Green Interlocking Mortar-Less Concrete Block) Seoul International Invention Fair 2016 organized by the Korea Invention Promotion Association in Seoul, Korea, December 1st – December 4th, 2016
LOCKBLOCK
(MULTI-FUNCTIONAL GREEN INTERLOCKING MORTARLESS CONCRETE BLOCK)
LOCKBLOCK, is a new generation of mortar-less concrete blocks with specific and multi-functional engineering features. LOCKBLOCK design is unique and there is no similar shape in compare with others. Low Carbon issue, Green and Environment Friendliness and high quality IBS concept are some features of LOCKBLOCK.
Congratulations Dr. Mohammadamin Azimi & team!

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QS-Bina Society Alumni Reunion (QASIH 2016)

UTM Alumni Senior Director, Associate Prof Dr Mohamad Ibrahim Mohamad officiated the second QS Bina alumni reception in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, 3 December 2016. The event organized by QS-Bina Society in collaboration with Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment (FBE) UTM.
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JPBW Monthly Seminar: A Cutting Edge of Development Thinking by Adjunct Professor Datuk Ismail Ibrahim

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (JPBW), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), UTM, Johor Bahru, has once again successfully organised its 3rd monthly seminar for 2016. The talk entitled “A Cutting Edge of Development Thinking” was  by Adjunct Professor Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) on 28th November 2016 (Monday) at the Convention Hall B12, FAB. 
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Prof. Dr. Amran’s Appointment as Co-Chairman of IRDA Future City Advisory Council

Department of Urban and Regional Planning Community Social Responsibility Activities

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, UTM Johor Bahru, under the Management and Governance Course have organized a number of mini Community Social Responsibility (CSR) activities within the month of November, 2016. The idea of having a mini CSR is to provide the opportunity for each student to have more hands-on management of an activity and face-face interaction with the community. The mini CSR activities targeted varied groups of the community giving each group different experience to later share them in class presentations.
Altogether four groups were formed with between 6-7 members per group. The targeted communities are Kampung Sungai Melayu, Nusajaya; the Johor Down Syndrome Association; the Shan De Welfare Association, Johor Bahru; and the Pertubuhan Kebajikan Insan Istimewa, Johor. All communications regarding the events were made between the students and the communities involved.
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A Study Visit to Batam, Indonesia by the Third Year and Second Year SBEP Students

On the 9th of November 2016, forty one students from the 2nd and 3rd Year, Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning Programme, Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru visited Batam, Indonesia. The visit is an academic requirement of the course, Planning Practice (SBEP 3243) and was led by the lecturer for the course, Dr Gobi Krishna s/o Sinniah, a senior lecturer with DURP.
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First Year Experience (FYE) 1st year Bachelor Urban and Regional Planning

United Nations Climate Change Conference, 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) Side Event

United Nations Climate Change Conference, 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) Side Event
Date : 09 November 2016
Bering Room, Blue Zone, COP 22 Venue, Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morroco
Staff: Prof Ho Chin Siong, Mr. Chau Loon Wai / Guests: Yoshihiro Mizutani (MOEJ) Datuk Sahrom Ujang (DBKL), Boyd Jouman (IRDA), Dr Junichi Fujino (NIES Japan), Dr Ranping Song (WRI Washington DC), Nguyen Van Guy (MNRE Vietnam)


JPBW Monthly Seminar (November 2016)

Counseling on the Establishment of Community-based Tourism Network in Vietnam – V-CBT Network Workshop

Workshop on “ Counseling on the Establishment of Community-based Tourism Network in Vietnam – V-CBT Network”
9 November 2016 , Hanoi, Vietnam
Staff involved – Prof.Dr.Amran Hamzah, Assoc.Prof.Dr.M.Rafee Majid and Dr.Norhazliza Abdul Halim, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, UTM



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Kemenangan Pelajar FAB UTM di Pertandingan Habitat Peringkat IPT anjuran KPKT

TAHNIAH kepada pemenang Pertandingan Analisis Senario Habitat Peringkat IPTA anjuran KPKT yang berlangsung di DBKL. Juara dimenangi oleh Pelajar Sarjana Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah (JPBW) UTM yang memenangi RM5000 dan Tempat Kedua Pelajar Sarjana Muda Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah (pelajar 4SBEP) yang membawa pulang RM3,000. Hadiah disampaikan oleh Timb. Menteri KPKT, Datuk Halimah Bt. Mohamed Sadique di DBKL pada 18 November 2016.

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PPCK salur geran RM50 ribu kepada UTM

Harian Metro 14 November 2016

UTM bantu PPCK perkenal budaya

Sinar Harian 14 November 2016

UTM Architecture Students Won Special Chief Jury Award At ISAIA2016 International Student Design Competition, Tohoku University, Japan

A team of five UTM students studying in the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment won the Makoto Shin Watanabe Award, which was a special jury award from the Chief Juror at the 11th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia (ISAIA) on 20-23 September 2016. The International Student Design Competition was themed ‘The Future of the Seashore – Designing for Reconstruction of Shichigahama ’

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Nippon Paint Asian Young Designers Award 2016

Nippon Paint Asian Young Designers Award 2016 12 Nov 2013 Holiday Villa Subang Jaya Architectural Students Category
Congratulations David Nee Zhi Kang                      3rd Yr B Sc Arch Gold Award                          RM5,000.00 Best Green Innovation        RM1,000.00
Best Colour Choice             RM1,000.00

Congratulations Jackson Ooi Soon Theng              M Arch             Silver Award                         RM3,000.00
Congratulations Nur Syazana binti Ah Khaliludin          M Arch Yeow Yann Herng                         3rd Yr B Sc Arch             Honorary Mention               RM1,500.00 each

Congratulations Finalists             Yap Shook Yen                                           3rd Yr B Sc Arch             Muhammad Izzudin Awang Junit         M Arch             Farkhan bin Hassan                                 M Arch

Third project, Home-garden – SBEL1404

On 7th November 2016, 41 SBEL1404 students did their inventory at six residences in Bandar Dato Onn, Taman Mutiara Rini 2 dan Taman Pulai Perdana. This is third project, Home-garden, of studio Basic Landscape Design. It was their first project dealing with real clients, the home owners. The purpose of the project is to learn how to design home-garden turning the residence and its garden to an abode to live, play and rest for the residents

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Perlu Audit Keselamatan Kebakaran

Berita Harian 2 November 2016

Project Home Garden

On 27 October 2016, 41 students from SBEL1404 visited the garden of Puan Mega Suria Hashim at Setia Tropika Residence. This field visit is part of precedent study on a project HOME GARDEN. The tropical outlook of the garden is composed of a variety of flowering trees, shrubs and climbers. Accent feature is a cluster of lotus in a large urn positioned beside the living room of Mega's residence. The gate is crafted with stainless steel with distinctive Monstera leaf motif. It was designed and constructed by Ayob Ismail.

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5th UTM Summer School-Malaysia Heritage Trail

5th UTM Summer School-Malaysia Heritage Trail. 22 peserta dari Faculty of Architecture & Planning, National University of Civil Engineering, Vietnam.  Bermula 29 Oktober – 5 November 2016 ke Kuala Lumpur-Putrajaya-Melaka.  Turut diadakan mesyuarat kerjasama antara kedua-dua fakulti. Dipengurusikan oleh Dekan FAB Prof. Dr. Roslan & NUCE diwakili Dr. Lanh, Deputy Dean Faculty of Arch. & Planning.

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2nd Asia Pacific Environment-Landscape Architecture Forum

Four PhD students from Greenovation Research Group and one undergraduate from Department of Landscape Architecture presented their papers at 2nd Asia Pacific Environment-Landscape Architecture Forum at Seoul National University from 17 to 19 October 2016. The theme of the forum was Present and Future of Asia Pacific Landscape Architecture. A total of 57 papers were presented from 12 nations throughout the Asia-Pacific Region and South Asia. The students were accompanied by Dr Ismail Said whom was an executive member of the forum. Accommodation, food and excursion for the participants were fully funded by the organizers, Korean Institute of Landscape Architecture and Seoul National University. 

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RISM Johor 2016 Futsal Tournament

RISM Johor 2016 Futsal Tournament
22 October 2016, Court Futsal K9 K10 Congratulations QS-BINA Champion 2016!

Dr. Mohammadamin Azimi Won Gold Award at International Research Conference and Innovation Exhibition (IRCIE2016)

Dr. Mohammadamin Azimi from Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) won 1st INNOVATION PRIZE, Innovation Project Competition (Postgraduate/Professional Category) and GOLD AWARD for Innovation Project Competition at International Research Conference and Innovation Exhibition (IRCIE2016), 18th-20th October 2016, Persada Johor International Convention Centre.
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Majlis Anugerah Kecemerlangan Akademik Sempena Konvokesyen UTM ke 57

Postgraduate Info Day 2016

Dua beradik terima ijazah sarjana serentak

Utusan Malaysia 24 Oktober 2016

Double joy for family as siblings graduate together

The Star 24th October 2016

Dua beradik Terima Ijazah Sarjana Serentak

Kosmo 24 Oktober 2016

Kakak, adik Cemerlang

Harian Metro – 24 Oktober 2016

Wood Design Competition

Majlis Pengisytiharan Pro-Canselor & Konvokesyen Ke-57 UTM

JPBW Monthly Seminar (October 2016)

FBE Researchers Won One Gold and One Silver Medal in INATEX 2016

Two FBE researchers won two medals at Industrial Art and Technology Exhibition (INATEX) 2016 held from 4thOctober till 6thOctober 2016 in UTM, Skudai, Johor Bahru Malaysia. INATEX is an annual event organised by UTM to promote the latest innovative inventions, products and technologies, and a platform for interacting and promoting partnership in R&D developed by UTM researchers to the public and the industry. Read more...

JPBW Monthly Seminar “Spatial Modeling to Support Integrated Flood Risk Management”

Dr. Richard Sliuzas, an Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning and Geo-Information Management, University of Twente The Netherlands, gave an enlightening talk at the JPBW Monthly Seminar on 26th  September 2016. Associate Professor Dr. Richard Sliuzas graduated from University of South Australia (formerly SAIT) in 1979. He completed a Post-graduate Diploma and MSc in Urban Survey and Human Settlements Analysis at the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC) in 1980 and 1988 respectively.
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Meeting of Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning Students with Academic Advisors, Semester 1 2016/2017

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (DURP), Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), had its first meeting with the respective Academic Advisors and advisees of Year 1 to Year 4 on 22nd September (Thursday) 2016 at the Convention Hall, B12.  Prizes for academic excellence Semester 2, 2015/2016 were also presented to respective students for each Year at the meeting.  
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The Do’s And Dont’s in Project Management

Lawatan dari Politeknik Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah (POLISAS)

Sr. Dr. Sarajul Fikri Mohamed Won Gold Medal Award at the International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL 2016)

Johor Bahru, 22nd September 2016:   Sr. Dr. Sarajul Fikri Mohamed from  the Department of Quantity Surveying, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) has won GOLD medal award  at the International University Carnival on e-Learning (IUCEL 2016) held on 20 and 21 September 2016 at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor Bahru Malaysia.
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The Do’s And Dont’s in Project Management

JPBW Seminar-Spatial Modelling To Support Integrated Flood Risk Management

JPBW Seminar-Spatial Modelling To Support Integrated Flood Risk Management by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Richard Sliuzas

Sustainable Urban and Rural Development Workshop, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

Three students from the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) participated in a Sustainable Urban and Rural Development Workshop at Tongji University, Shanghai from the 3rd till the 11th of August 2016. The students were Tan Pei Yee (1SBEP), Nur Nadzirah Binti Roswandi (2SBEP) and Mohd Aizuddeen Bin Mohammad Meseztor (3SBEP) and accompanied by Dr. Gobi Krishna A/L Sinniah from the department. A total of 35 students with diverse academic background from Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, Korea and Malaysia participated in the workshop.
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Prof Amran Hamzah elected as an IUCN Regional Councilor

Heartiest CONGRATULATIONS to Prof Amran Hamzah who has been elected as an IUCN Regional Councilor during The World Conservation Congress that was held in Hawaii from 1 to 10 September.  There were more than 10,000 registered participants at the congress that ended with elections by about 1,300 members representing government agencies and non-governmental organisations to elect the President, Treasurer, 6 Commission Chairs and 28 Regional Councilors (5 from Asia). Nominations for the various positions started around nine months ago involving a rigorous process and Prof Amran,  the outgoing  Co-Chair of the Theme on Indigenous Peoples, Local Communities, Equity and Protected Areas (TILCEPA), was the only candidate from Southeast Asia. Prof. Amran is now one of the 28 Regional Councilors elected for the 4-year term from 2016 to 2020 and the first Malaysian to be elected. With his election, Prof. Amran will become a member of the IUCN Council, which is the principal governing body of IUCN …

'First Year Experience' (FYE) / Initiation Programe, Architecture UTM intake 2016/17

Towards Engaging Kuala Lumpur Low Carbon Society Blueprint 2030: UTM Runs 2-Day Focus Group Discussion with DBKL

Towards contributing to the national target of achieving a 45% reduction in carbon emissions intensity of GDP by 2030 based on the 2005 level, Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) commissions Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s UTM-Low Carbon Asia Research Centre (UTM-LCAR), which is parked under the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, to prepare the Kuala Lumpur Low Carbon Society Blueprint 2030 (KL LCSBP 2030).
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