Cub8teens (18s), JB: Piling works had completed. The MBWs is awarded to Wawasan 33 in an 18-months contract. .The language is of uncluttered clean lines and reductive detailing set in a dark rendered background.
Taman Gaya, JB: Building submission plans are being prepared for 123 units of clusters, semid and bungalows for Phase 4C.
JCSC club, Johor Bahru: The construction of the oldest club in JB in a strikingly new location in the city which overlooks a lake is completed. The design masterplan is made up of a series of pavilions with high pitched roofs and deep overhangs to respond to our climate and place.
Sebana Cove: y.architects had submitted building plans for 102 units of double storey tropical courtyard bungalows facing the golf course off the south east coast of Johor.
Kulai Industrial Park: Plans are being prepared for 21 units of factories in 10 acres of gated industrial park.
Penawar Sentral: y.architects are designing for 224 units of 2/3-storey shop offices in the bustling town off the east coast of Johor.
Perdana Residences (25s), Bandar Jayaputra Perdana, JB: Building submission is being prepared for a block of apartments featuring a veil of vertical and horizontal screens to mitigate the environmental elements.
Isola Grandeur, Senibong Cove, JB: Building approval has been obtained for parcel B2 of the island precinct where most of the 86 units of 0-lot line houses face water canals. Designs are derivative of the tropical environment taking advantage of greens, water and light. Outdoor living are promoted with strategies made to embrace the water and river biodiversity that surrounds it.
The Shades Apartment (15s), Tanah Sutera: Building permit received for 500 units in 2 blocks of bioclimatic apartments in Johor Bahru. These will feature green concepts starting with lowering down surface heat buildup with shading screens. The screens will present an ever changing dynamic facade to the street.
Horizon Hills Ph6A1, Nusajaya, Johor: Building plans are being prepared for 68 units of high cost double storey semi-d homes. Homes face the rear gardens and golf course in a new definition of lifestyle.
Emerald Bay Clubhouse, Puteri Harbour, Johor: y.architects, together with WATG are preparing building submission plans for Bandaraya's new iconic private clubhouse.
Cube176, JB: Building approval has been obtained for 176 units of terrace/cluster houses at Kangkar Pulai.
Kiwanis Hope Garden: Building Contract has been awarded to Gue Contruction for the 3-storey training centre for autistic and mentally challenged individuals. Set in a quiet neighbourhood, it is intended to provide them with intervention and training for integration into the society.
AR House, JB: CCC achieved for this modern tropical bungalow featuring a generous courtyard with sustainable and barrier free design concepts.
PAM Awards 2013: y.architects received awards for The Straits View Residences clubhouse and the Matahari Chinese School in a glittering black-tie ceremony at the newly renovated Majestic Hotel, KL.
Mt Austin Residences, JB: Construction has commenced for the 322 units of double storey terrace house in the prime gated housing development in the fast growing corridor of Mount Austin. The contract was awarded to Ken Lip Construction in an 18 month period.
Melawati Housing, JB: y.architects are preparing designs and building submission for 500 units of double storey terrace houses.
Matahari Private School, Tanah Sutera: First phase construction of this Chinese private school is completed and occupied for the 2013 year term. The construction by Kim Lun Sdn Bhd for the fast track project had most components pre-cast off-site. Laid in a courtyard-styled arrangement, this building adopts natural ventilation as the design generator for form and space planning.
Tebrau Central Market, JB: With the construction of the temporary market underway, TCM's building plans are now being prepared for submission so as to prepare for the relocation of the market and the clearance of the site.
Angerrik Villas, Kulai: Phase 1 of the feature stonewalled semi-Ds achieved completion. The semi-Ds are located in a gated and guarded pricinct adorned with an eclectically designed entry statement.
Jaro-CNY visit: y.architects visited JARO to celebrate the seasons greetings with the rehabitities and to distribute goodies in a practical tool box.
Landmark Towers (35s)/(30s), JB: The works for the upgrading and hotel are proceeding on schedule. Contracts for the car parks upgrading (Fook Yu), Medical Centre (Brightcon), Office Entry (Yong Seng), Mock-up hotel rooms (Can-I), Electrical Works (Fook Yu) and Enabling works (Yong Seng) were awarded.
Pei Hwa Chinese Primary School, JB: Construction for the new school block is awarded to Lau Brothers. The new 4 storey building will accomodate the canteen, administration, teachers and an auditorium.
Massda Business Park, Danang, Vietnam: y.architects, in association with TE, are currently preparing building permit plans for a business park in Danang.
Wateredge Residences, Senibong Cove, JB: 244 units of strata land parcel waterfront terraces, clusters and semi-ds achieved vacant posession.
Suria Grand (33s to 44s), JB: Planning Permit is being prepared for a mixed development of 6 blocks of serviced apartments and shops. This project is done in colloboration with illustrious deisgn architect, RSP Singapore.
Romancing Architecture: y.architects delivered a talk on the practice's branding at the Johor Interior Design Association's function alongside celebrity talkhost Eric Leong and Razin Architect in the Bluewave Hotel, Johor Bahru.
Pulai Hijauan, JB: 255 units of the double storey modern terrace houses has been awarded to Hong Xin Construction Sdn Bhd.
Suria Temporary Market, JB: Contract to build the temporary market has been awarded to Blue Hill Development Sdn Bhd to commence on 24.09.12 in a 9-month contract.
OCBC, Kluang: Branch transformation works by Kindah Builders achieved practical completion.
Alliance Bank, Segamat: Branch fitout works by Multi Designs Furniture and Interior achieved practical completion.
Logan Heritage Restoration: y.architects shared the experience of the Logan Heritage restoration in a public lecture at Makhota Hotel organised by Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah.
Angerrik Residence, Kulai: y.architects are preparing the building plans for 81 units double storey terrace houses surrounding the villas and semi-dees.
Tunamaya Beach Resort, Tioman: Construction of the 29-units chalet is completed for occupation. Set off the pristine south-east coast of Tioman and lining the beach front, these chalets display traditional Malay kampung houses language and space planning.
Seri Alam Shops, JB: y.architects has submitted the development order for a mixed development of shops, budget hotel and serviced apartments.
Cube 166: These minty white modern link houses achieved completion and borang F.
Sg Renggit Resort, Johor: Building plans are approved for a 10-chalet resort off the east coast of Johor.
Bayou Water Village: Bayou Water Village won the Fiabci Prix d'Excellence Awards 2012 for Leisure Farm in a glitzy ceremony in St Petersburg, Russia. Congratulations!
Abu Hurai: Newly minted Associate is Abu Hurai. He leads the office in statutory compliance.
Batu Batu, Pulau Tengah: Beach and spa resort, Batu Batu is completed and is scheduled for opening in May 2012. Nestled amongst the tropical forest and commanding views towards the South China Sea, the buildings' deep overhanging eaves ensure perfect shading from the sun and rain. The buildings touch the ground lightly. The stunning setting is unparalleled!
Pei Chun Chinese High School, Pontian: The new school block addition was awarded to Kim Lun Construction. Designed in reinforced concrete precast modules, it facilitates economy and speed in construction. It features sun shading devices to reduce energy loads. The display of extensive fair face concrete construction will give this privately funded Chinese independant high school a new branding.
OCBC, KL Hq: Branch transformation works by Pavillion is completed. The newly renovated branch contains a brand new boutique concept for the Premier Bank.
Mt Austin Residence, JB: Ken Lip Construction was awarded the 52 units of cluster houses for a contract period of 15 months.
Suria 0-lot bungalows, JB: CCC has been achieved for 16-units of 0-lot bungalows. They are new concept homes and featuring among others, sliding louvre screens for sun shading. .
Adda Heights, JB: Main Building Works construction had commenced for the new precinct 5 of fresh concept cluster housing featuring double volumes, balconies, floating screens and towering light boxes. Contractors are Empire Construction and Megah Perkasa.
Bayou Water Village: y.architects in the media: y.architects is featured in the print and digital media. Check out..."Come Home To A water Resort".
Trillium, Cyberjaya: MBW was awarded to Maran Econ for these superlink houses arranged in pairs that sport sexy courtyards and spacious double volumes; displaying dramatic spatial interconnectivity.
Fiabci Award 2011: y.architects' Bayou Water Village was awarded the prestigious Fiabci Award 2011 (residential low rise) for the developer, Leisure Farm, in a hotly contested category.