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A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017

This is the fourth bimonthly ArchiTEXT publication for 2017, which covers PAM Sabah Chapter related activities for the months of July and August 2017.

•Ar. Max Bisoni •Editor

7/2017 CPD Seminar on Stress management in Architectural Practice

1 July 2017

38 corporate and graduate members attended the seminar on ‘Stress Management in Architectural Practice’ held at PAM Centre. The talk was given by Ms Sandi James, an Australian registered psychologist, currently worked in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University Malaysia Sabah as a Senior Lecturer.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 7/2017 Kiosk Design Contest Workshop

8 July 2017

17 group of participants comprising students of higher learning colleges attended the Kiosk Design Contest Workshop – “Elements: Organic + Inorganic materials” held at the Damai Multi-Purpose Hall from 9 am to 5 pm. 4 trainers, Mr. Yukio Hasegawa (bamboo), Ms Nur Filzah Jamjam (rattan), Mr Japson Wong (polycarbonate) and Madam Christianne Goonting Devaser (newspaper, cardboard, toilet rolls) conducted the one-day workshop. Sinaland Sdn Bhd was named as the main sponsor for the contest.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 7/2017 Networking Visit by IEM Sabah Branch

11 July 2017

The Networking Visit by IEM Sabah Branch to PAM Centre was attended by 9 Engineers and received by 9 Architects. The purpose of the visit is to strengthen the mutual cooperation and understanding between PAM and IEM. The visit also deliberated on the submission of plans by Architects and Engineers.

Raya Get-Together Party + Dialogue Session with Chapter Chairman and CC members

14 July 2017

The Graduates Committee had organised a Raya Get-Together + Dialogue Session with the Chapter Chairman and CC members at Asia Rasa Karamunsing Capital.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 7/2017 Product Presentation by Mapei Malaysia Sdn Bhd

15 July 2017

A product presentation by Mapei Malaysia Sdn Bhd was held at the Le Meridien, Kota Kinabalu on 15th July 2017. The topic was “defects in waterproofing and tilling works in buildings - why they happen and how to prevent them”.

Tutorial for LAM Part III Examination on BOMBA UBBL

15 - 16 July 2017

The Graduates Committee had invited Ar. Mohd Fuad Ahmad to conduct the Bomba UBBL tutorial and it was held for 2 days from Saturday to Sunday (15th to 16th July 2017).

Courtesy Call to Minister of Tourism, Culture & Environment Sabah

26 July 2017

Chairman, Ar. Arnold Kwan had led 6 committee members to a courtesy call to YB Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun and submitted a Memorandum to him. The memorandum proposals were : 1.PAM invited the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment to be part of the celebration to boost tourism in conjunction with “Borneo Architecture Festival” (BAF 2018) which the theme is “Resort/Hotel”. 2.PAM sought the Ministry’s help to get permission from the government to adopt the former welfare department building that has been destroyed in a mysterious fire in 1992, as a gazetted heritage building. 3.To seek the State Cabinet’s approval to develop our own green rating tool for resort hotel in Sabah.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 7/2017 Archi-LAB Design Series No.9

27 July 2017

Ar. Tressie Yap and Mr. Harold Reagan Eswar were among invited speakers for the Archilab Design Series No.9 “Artistic Ventures Beyond Architecture” held at Joe Sun Café, Damai. The Archilab Design Series No.9 was sponsored by BlueScope Lysaght Sabah sdn Bhd.

8/2017 PAM Sabah Chapter 42nd Annual Dinner

5 August 2017

PAM Sabah Chapter’s 42nd Annual dinner had been held at the Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa Kota Kinabalu on Saturday, 5th August 2017. It was attended by 430 guests include the Guest of Honour YB Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun, PAM president, Immediate Past President, Sarawak Chapter Chairman and PAM members.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 8/2017 PAM Sabah Chapter 42nd Annual Dinner

5 August 2017

The event witnessed the installation of the new Sabah Chapter Chairman, Ar Arnold Kwan and the introduction of his new committee members. The dinner theme was “V” for VIVID.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 8/2017 Kiosk Design Contest selection for 6 finalists

5 August 2017

6 out of 18 entries were shortlisted to enter into the final round of the contest to construct a live size kiosk on 7 October 2017. RM2,000 incentives were given to each finalist to kick start their construction for the final stage of the kiosk design. A total sum of RM18,750 is available to be won by the 6 finalists.


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 8/2017 Product Presentation by Lafarge Drymix Sdn Bhd

12 August 2017

Ms. Irene Teo (Technical Sales Specialist) from Lafarge Drymix Sdn Bhd presented the topic “dry-mix solution for beautiful wall construction” at PAM Sabah Mini Auditorium on 12th August 2017.

Courtesy Call to the Minister of Local Government & Housing

14 August 2017

Chairman Ar. Arnold Kwan, led the 5 committee members to a courtesy call to YB Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor and submit a memorandum conveying members’ strong objection to the local engineers’ attempt for submitting the Development Plan to the local authorities in Sabah.

Product Presentation by Hume Cemboard Industries Sdn Bhd Mr. Azrul Izwan (Product Development Architect) from Hume Cemboard Industries Sdn Bhd had presented the product presentation topic of “Industrialised Building System (IBS) with fibre cement solutions” at PAM Centre on 19th August 2017.

19 August 2017


A r c h i T E X T by PAM Sabah Chapter July – August 2017 8/2017 Upcoming Events DATE

TOPIC/STATUS

VENUE

Remarks

30 September 2017

Product Talk by San Miguel Yamamura Woven Products S/B

PAM Sabah Chapter

1 CPD point

14 October 2017

KCC Flooring Seminar

PAM Sabah Chapter

1 CPD point

21 October 2017

Borneo Architecture Festival (BAF)

Grand Ballroom, STAR

4 CPD points

4 November 2017

Seminar by Sabah Society & Ar. Victor Wong

PAM Sabah Chapter

TBC

Borneo Architecture Festival (International Design Conference) 21 October 2017 (Saturday) Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa (STAR) The Registration Fees Other : RM350 Corporate : RM300 Graduate/Student: RM250 Discount 10% is applicable for group (members of 5 or more). The speakers are: 1. Dan Bube (Oregon, USA) 2. Sibylla Hartel (Gustafson Porter + Bowman, London) 3. Ed Baker (Broadway Malyan Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore) 4. Marta Pozo (MVRDV, Shanghai)

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