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HAMARA +

An extension of a restaurant, known for its ‘dining in the garden’ experience. Comfortable and cozy, very much reminded of home. DETAIL Project Type : Food & BeveragesLocation : Kota Bharu, KelantanClient : PrivateStatus : On-going

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Brutalist in Kuala Lumpur

Originally, this article was written for Malaysia.my (now defunct website) in November 2018 . Rather than let the article sit around in the digital archive, might as well to have it shared on this platform. Brutalism has been described and called by many names from non-humane to ugly, when this particular style of architecture came…

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Rumah Kebun I

A vacation home for the nieces and nephews when they are back from the cities, to unwind and connect. Nested within the nature, ‘ Rumah Kebun’ celebrates the gathering spirit of family and community, particularly the Lanai and the Kitchen, the central axis of the house. The informal spaces – is the means to connect,…

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Tensegrity : system study

The study of tensegrity structure started through geometric remodeling the tensegrity model using digital softwares, in order to understand the deployability of the system.

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Tensegrity Wall/flower for Buro Happold

The idea of incorporating tensegrity structures into the installation for Buro Happold are to manifest the integrity between stability and flexiblility of the system into the ‘scuplture’. The Tensegrity Wall/flower is designed responding to privacy and weather – through enclosure manipulation of every cells of tensegrity components

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FUN-tegrity

It will act as social intervention based on circus arts performances among the strangers and nomad in in the desert, a place where they communicate , have fun and share their talent. With the selected materials , of white membranes, it will contradict with the surrounding site , gracefully prevail in the middle of the…

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The Bunga Raya

Back in time , travelling on a train was an exquisite and exotic journey . Over the years , this experience is forgotten and this proposal remains pure and true to its original form, reviving the coaches to their former glory days by enhancing pops of colours.  The design is to elevate the identity, history…

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Weaving Nicosia : a manifesto

This manifesto intervenes the spilled void, the left-over, abandoned and contentious space inside of the city. The process of the growth of cities evolves in relativity of time, and the division of the city happened across the city has opened up new voids.

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Doriath : the enchanted (future) forest

The proposal started with the idea of ‘Avatar’ , an analogy of forest warriors to save the tropical forest. ‘Doriath’ will be a manifesto to rescue and regenerate the forest , constructing the forest of the future . It is a meliorism approach to the forest through genetic engineering and improvement; provide protection from livestock…

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KL Chair : Chair in Portraits

The design is a take on the characteristics that were studied from the Chair that become the throne to the people of higher power in an earlier establishment of Kuala Lumpur. The intent of the design of the chair is to be ornamental, and intended to be the focus of the viewer’s attention to reflect…

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CYBERNETIC REAL(M) : The Future Gaming City 2113

CYBERNETIC REAL(M) is an urban exercise emphasizing on the system of ‘the tale of two realms’ in which , it is a game city and at the same time the city is the game setting itself. As it is a projection of a 100 years project, the exercise emphasizing a lot in the advancement of…

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TRAVEL

26 COUNTRIES Malaysia – Indonesia – Thailand – Singapore – Hong Kong – China – England – Scotland – Spain – Denmark – UAE – Belgium – Luxembourg – Turkey – Italy – Vatican City – France – Monaco – Cyprus – Wales – Finland – Estonia – Sweden – Norway – Cambodia – India…

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Design Anatomy

Visual dialogues : to dissect the essence of buildings, objects and anything design. To observe, not to only see. For more → design anatomy

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