» Thesis 2010

  • 2009-2010 CARAS – Creative Arts, Research, and Scholarship Award
  • 2010 Diener Brick Company Award
  • 2010 Temple Alumni Award

Title: Drawing Culture

“A Multicultural high school designed as a microcosm of a city”

Urban studies of post-colonial city Kuala Lumpur and the recordings of everyday practice through “the derive – a 1950s Situationists approach to understanding cities, the geographical outline of urban space and experience through the act of "walking”. A thesis research culminating into a design project of a “multicultural school” defined as a “microcosm of the city”. Proposed in a newly planned city, Putrajaya, initiated as Malaysia’s first green city in 1999 by former prime minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. (2010)