The Roots of the Malaysian Architect: Looking Back to See Ahead Discussion
Iconic Conversations is a series of live roundtable discussion on trending topics, starting off with “The Roots of the Malaysian Architect: Looking Back to See Ahead”
Panelists include Architects with lengthy and illustrious careers who share their prior experiences on practise, architecture, heritage and culture, namely Dato’ Ar. (Dr) Haji Hajeedar bin Abdul Majid, Ar. Wooi Lok Kuang and in collaboration with ICOMOS, Shaiful Idwan bin Shahidan and Ar. (Dr.) Mohd Zulhelmee An as the moderator The programme seeks to create a forum for exchanging stories and fostering audience participation.
Dato’ (Dr.) Ar Haji Hajeedar bin Haji Abdul Majid, Ar. Wooi Lok Kuang, and Shaiful Idzwan bin Shahidan are among the selected architects. The event’s moderator is Ar. (Dr.) Mohd Zulhelmee An. In addition, the panellists are invited to introduce distinguished visitors from different fields to enhance their story.
It is intended that in celebrating the last 100 years of PAM, these shared memories would contribute to the collective consciousness of Malaysian architects and guide the next generation into the future 100 years.
The event was held from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023, at the Dewan President, PAM Centre, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur and was attended by architects, ICOMOS members, Badan Warisan Malaysia representatives, Tourist Guides and aficionados of architecture including a lady from France.