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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