Design and Planning in Malaysia, Vietnam, China by Goh Hock Guan

October 20, 2010

A free public lecture at the University of Melbourne by Malaysian architect Goh Hock Guan.

Malaysian architect and urban planner Goh Hock Guan will feature in a free public lecture at Melbourne University on 26 October, to discuss his work in Malaysia and experiences on projects in China, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Kazakhstan and Africa.

Goh Hock Guan has played a major role in the design, planning and development of Malaysia’s infrastructure and his firm GHGA Akitek Jururancang Malaysia has won numerous awards in competitions including the Malaysian Institute of Architects Timber House Competition, the University of Malaya Great Hall Competition, and the National Architectural Competition for Redevelopment of Lake Club, Kuala Lumpur.

Goh Hock Guan’s practice has also undertaken major projects such as the New Town of Subang Jaya, the Master Plan for Putrajaya Malaysia’s New National Capital, the New Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the New Convention Hall, a couple of large shopping centres, notably Mid Valley Megamall, Sunway Pyramid Shopping Mall, and TAMANSARI, a 1.4 million square metre integrated residential, office, and hotel tower complex in Kuala Lumpur.

For more information, visit the ["University of Melbourne's Melbourne School of Design website":http://www.msd.unimelb.edu.au/].

*Where* Sisalkraft Theatre, Architecture building, The University of Melbourne
*When* Tuesday 26 October, 12-1pm

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