Hilton Double Tree Hotel (35s)/(30s), JB: The hotel is completed. Trial stay has concluded and is now open for operations. Congratulations all round!
PAM Awards 2014: y.architects received commendation award for Batu Batu Island Resort in a trendy black-tie ceremony at the Pullman Hotel, KL.
Design Lecture: y.architects presented talk on Matahari School entitled "Planes Layers Form" at the PAM Centre in KL.
Batu Batu: y.architects' Batu Batu is featured in the Vol 26 Issue 2 of Architecture Malaysia and had the edgeless pool gracing the front cover.
OCBC Penang: y.architects are preparing tender documents for the extension of the Premier Banking Centre. In a departure from the norm, this new centre shall sport exposed timber strcuture soffit, cement rendered floors, silkscreen floor patterns, track lighting and exposed brickwork.
Seri Alam Shops, JB: Contract for the 28-units shop office development awarded to Pancaran Temasek in a 12-months contract.
Seventh Cove, JB (41s): Planning permit approved for twin blocks of sharp modern skyscrappers.
Senibong Hills, JB: Designs are prepared for 53 units of courtyard homes where tropical outdoor living is exemplified by the introduction of private garden spaces.
Sebana Cove: Building plans are approved for 102 units of double storey tropical courtyard bungalows facing the golf course off the south east coast of Johor. The sales office and show houses are under construction.
Horizon Hills Ph7C7H, Nusajaya, Johor: 38 modern pristine white bungalow designs are developed for a wonderful golf course facing site. Views take predominance.
Horizon Hills Ph6A1, Nusajaya, Johor: Building plans are approved 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. Tender drawings are being prepared.
Jaro-CNY visit: y.architects visited JARO to celebrate the CNY greetings with the rehabilities and to distribute goodies in a roller box.
Emerald Bay Bungalows, Puteri Harbour, Johor: y.architects, together with RTnQ, are preparing building plans for Bandaraya's new iconic avant garde bungalows.
Pei Hwa Chinese Primary School, JB: Construction is completed for the new 4 storey building accomodating the canteen, administration, teachers and an auditorium for new school academic year.
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.
Trillium, Cyberjaya: 1st phase achieved completion.These superlink houses arranged in pairs sport sexy courtyards and spacious double volumes; displaying dramatic spatial interconnectivity.
Pei Chun Chinese High School, Pontian: The new school block addition achieved completion for the new academic year. 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. Designs are being prepared for new block to be used as a green auditorium.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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".
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