Posted on 22 November 2010 By Deborah Loh.
WE’VE all cringed at the sight of certain public structures. At one time, some government buildings were a sickly shade of pink guava. Or take the incongruity of some public structures with their surroundings such as the sculpted pitcher plant water fountain across the Kuala Lumpur (KL) City Hall Building near Dataran Merdeka. And in [...]
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Posted on 22 November 2010 By BFM89.9.
IN this interview with BFM89.9, Veritas Design Group principal Lillian Tay and Yayasan Tuanku Nur Zahirah chairperson Suryani Senja Alias talk about what needs to be done to nurture and keep creative talent in Malaysia. On building designs and architecture, Tay says that “buildings have to serve a purpose and give it life beyond a [...]
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Posted on 22 November 2010 By Gan Pei Ling.
WHAT does it take to stay ahead of the curve in design? How can a foundation, company, industry or country nurture and keep creative talent? What needs to be in place for a traditional craft to be transformed into contemporary and modern designs? These were some of the questions that were raised in the final [...]
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Posted on 17 December 2008 By N Shashi Kala.
(© Paulo Correa / sxc.hu) THE PC Fair that took place from 12 to 14 Dec 2008 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre was crowded with people looking for cool and funky, cheap and cheerful stuff. Of all the gadgets on offer, the ones that caught my eye were at the booths hawking MP3 and [...]
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