Commencing today, September 3, 2017, until September 5, 2017, the Executive Director, Assoc Prof. Dr. Syed Ahmad Iskandar Syed Ariffin will be attending the UIA 2017 Seoul World Architects Congress held in Seoul, Korea. He was invited as a speaker for Special Session for Southeast Asian Houses: Expanding Tradition and will deliver a speech entitled “Gender Equality in Malay Building Tradition”.

The seven International Visiting Scholars selected to investigate Malaysia’s sustainable city development in 2017-2018 have arrived in Malaysia to begin their research. They will spend 5 months in Malaysia and 4 months in MIT. The MSCP is housed in CoLab at MIT and the Institut Sultan Iskandar (ISI) at UTM. 

Site Possession for Kolej Komuniti Sibu was succesfully commenced yesterday on 14th August 2017, and expected to be completed by the end of September 2017. Kolej Komuniti Sibu branch is one of the denoted site out of 10 Kolej Komuniti expansion programme in PILsTM KPT-BOS project.

ISI is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Khairul Anwar bin Mohamed Khaidzir as its new Deputy Director I, effective from 1st August 2017. He is also a senior lecturer at Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment.

Presentation of the Preliminary Findings was made at 7th June 2017 at JAKIM Putrajaya and attended by Director of JAKIM. The final report will be submitted to JAKIM by 15th July 2017.