Gearing for Green Buildings

April 8, 2021 @ 12:00am LETTERS: Green buildings are not a common topic in Malaysia. The upcoming Earth Day on April 22, therefore, will be a golden opportunity to promote green buildings and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. According to the World Green Building Council, a "green" building is one, in its design, construction or operation, reduces and can create a positive...

BMSPA 2021: One Man’s Sterling Model of a Green Home- S11 House

April 09, 2021   Editor’s Choice Malaysia’s Exemplary Sustainable Home 2021 + Below 10 Years Specialised Category (Special Mention) S11 House About  a decade ago, award-winning architect and past president of the Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM), Dr Tan Loke Mun, set out on a mission to find out if he could achieve the Malaysian Green Building Index (GBI) Platinum – the highest rating...

BMSPA 2021: Sustainability is at its core – IPC Shopping Centre

April 09, 2021   10 Years and Above Retail (Silver) IPC Shopping Centre Located in the suburb of Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya (PJ) in Selangor, IPC is the first of many shopping centres anchored by the IKEA home furnishing store in Malaysia and in the region – set up by global corporation Ikano Group’s IKEA Southeast Asia and Mexico. According to IPC Shopping Centre (IPC) general manager...

Sime Darby Motors Optimistic of Achieving Better Sales This Year

Monday, 12 Apr 2021, 12:33 PM MYT   PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Motors Malaysia is optimistic of achieving better sales performance this year in line with the forecast industry growth of about eight per cent. Jeffrey Gan, its managing director of retail and distribution for Malaysia, said the improved outlook would also be driven by at least 10 new launches by the...

RM9.3 million upgrading project for Penang Hill commences

March 20, 2021 @ 2:10pm   GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) today launched the Penang Hill Upper Station upgrading project (phase 4), one of its largest hill enhancement works, at a cost of RM9.3 million. With the aim to expand the waiting halls and facilities at the Penang Hill Upper Station, the expansion project is expected to improve visitors' experience...

Designworks: Creating memorable and timeless designs

March 13, 2021 16:00 pm +08 Inscribing timeless progression and innovation into designs that incorporate sustainability has been ATSA Architects Sdn Bhd’s design aesthetic. Founded in 1992 by CEO Azim Abdul Aziz and exe­cutive director Zulqaisar Hamidin, ATSA Architects comprises about 30 staff and specialises in areas such as architecture, urban design, master planning and interior design. The firm has carried...

GBI Facilitator Course #44 (Online)

The GBI Facilitator Course is a training course that covers all aspects of the GBI certification process for buildings, including all the tools and application procedures. The GBI Facilitator Course is open to all. Completion of the full course is required for participants to qualify for the GBI Facilitator Examination. A participant must attend not less than nine (9) modules of...

Green School award goes digital during pandemic

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021 THE Penang Green School Award and Penang Green Kindy Incentive Programme are going virtual this year and welcoming registrations online from now till May 31. Schools and kindergartens are welcome to register to take part in the programmes organised by Penang Green Council (PGC) in collaboration with Penang Island City Council (MBPP) and Seberang Prai City Council...

SkyWorld introduces SkyVogue Residences at RM580 psf

February 2, 2021 @ 12:57pm   SkyWorld Development Group is introducing SkyVogue Residences in Taman Desa, off Old Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur, following the successful completion and handover of an earlier development called SkyLuxe On The Park in Bukit Jalil. The 45-storey SkyVogue Residences will be developed on a prime 1.34-acre leasehold parcel alongside luxury villas. The project with a gross development value...