Saturday, February 03, 2007


ATTENDED a seminar organised by the urban unit of 4th year architecture student in the morning. All this while I was quite interested and hoping to take the urban unit in the following year so I think it might be worth and useful to attend such an event.

The talk was about sustainable city which focuses more on compact cities, how to design it and the approach to promote urban living. Stuff like that.

Went to the Dewan Senat at the HEP building at 8 o'clock in the morning with Choon Wah and the rest. By the time we reached there only we realised the seminar was starting at 9am.

Aiks! Could have spend more time sleeping in the hostel instead.
The Dewan Senat

There was an exhibition from the urban unit students outside the hall. During the last semester, they did their pratical session at Teluk Intan, Perak, which I think is quite fun. And they had to make a model of the town with all the tiny tiny buildings on it.
David looking at the scale model
Can you spot the leaning tower of Teluk Intan?

Among the guests invited are Prof. Mike Jenks (UK), Prof. Dr. Ar. Frencesco (Italy) and a local architect. There was also suppose to be an architect from Korea but he couldn't make it the last minute.
Prof. Mike Jenks giving the talk
This Italian professor looks like the current US President

After the talk by the professors, there was a presentation by the 4th urban student. He was also senior from my high school.
Yee Cheong explaining on how town centres functions in its city
In the end, it was Q&A session. After the seminar, headed straight back to enjoy a good afternoon nap.
Later at night there will be a Chinese New Year event organised by the chinese society of UTM. Here is a preview of these people who are going to perform wu shu later ^^
Ah Chaaa~!

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