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  • North East Kuala LumpurArchitecture Culture & History II (ARC 60203)Project 1: Timeline and Diagram Analysis

    Group A Group B Group CBuildings:


    Wisma Tabung Haji (1984)

    Putra World Trade Centre (1985)

    Wisma Tun Sambanthan (1989)

    National Visual Arts Gallery (2000)

    Teoh Jun Xiang (0322099)

    Teoh Zhe Khai (0322905)

    Theresa Thia Ai Min (0323170)

    Thomas Ting Shii Kai (0323962)

    Tung Siew Hui (0323823)

    Muhammad Izzat Asyraf b. Hassan(1007P10900)

    Perpustakaan Negara (1966)

    Istana Budaya (1999)

    Matrade (2007)

    Vun Tze Lin (0323301)

    Wee Sue Wen (0322633)

    Wong Cho Mun (0322723)

    Wong Mei Xin (0323824)

    Wong Yun Teng (0323454)

    Oscar Wong Zheng Yang (0319674)

    Stadium Negara (1957)

    Dayabumi Complex (1984)

    Menara Maybank (1988)

    Yang Jing Loo (0323066)

    Yew Wing Kee (0323555)

    Yong Ai Yi (0321977)

    Zoe Low Li Mien (0319444)

    Hoh Jean Ming (0322496)

    Bakht Jalal Khan (0326850)

  • Stadium Negara1957

    Analysis DiagramsPhotographsInformation

    Balance & SymmetryFrom the plan view, the symmetry line shows the balance of the building where each quarter of the side are same to each other. Same goes to elevation, the building is symmetrical on the vertical line which provides better view for users in any point where they are standing.

    Architect : Stanley Edward Jewkes

    Year : 1957

    Style: Brutalism , Modernism, International Style

    Function: Malaysia's declaration of independence on 31 August 1957, venue for many major sporting events, venue for concerts.

    Location & Location map :Jalan Hang Jebat, 50150 Kuala Lumpur.

    Description:constructed from 25 September 1956 to 21 August 1957 to host the Thomas Cup. Sept 17, 1963 The day after Malaya became Malaysia. Stadium Negara was announced by Yang Dipertuan Agong as one of the eight symbolic national buildings In the 1960s, 10200-seat Stadium Negara was built and also added a largest unsupported concave roof Designed by Public Works Department engineer, S.E.Jewkes. In 1985 the roof was replaced by space-frame dome In February 2003 it helps the ventilation of the building, Stadium Merdeka was named a national heritage building.In 2007, Merdeka Stadium underwent restoration to its original 1957 condition. The 45,000-capacity stadium has been reduced to 20,000. Then, renovation tale placed for Malaysias 50th anniversary. The top picture shows the stadium before the space-frame dome was added.

    Site ContextThis Stadium was built on a small hill on Petaling Hills. There are education buildings above and behind the stadium. It was built in city for users to access easily.

    CirculationThe circulation of this Stadium from each entrance direction flows is centralised which gives concentration on the arena stage. The most used public entrance is the main entrance where entrance A & B will open when heavy traffic occurs. Backstage entrance is a semi-private space were usually used by staff workers.

    RepetitionRepetition occurs from a small circle overlap continuously with a bigger circle. The section view shows the row of the seats are placed in different level which creates a hierarchy pattern this is to avoid the front row won't block the view from behind.

    The repetition show by the red lines in the diagram

    GeometryThe form of stadium negara is a combination of a dome shape and 2 rectangular shapes.The additional dome is to prevent strong air flow and rainy weather from sport event.

    Light PenetrationThe windows surrounds the upper part of the building which allows light comes in any side.Due to the position of the windows, the lower part will gets more sunlight rather than the upper part of the inner building.

    windowsEntrance A

    Backstage Entrance

    Entrance B

    Main Entrance

  • Perpustakaan Negara1966

    Location: 232 Jalan Tun RazakKuala Lumpur50400 Architect: Kumpulan Akitek ( Year: 1966 Type: Malaysian Architecture, Description: The Perpustakaan Negara is divided into three branches: The management,Library development,Information services. The design of the building and concept reflects the Malaysian identity and symbolises intellectual achievement. It also takes from the national's rich cultural heritage. The concept is that the building is based off of the traditional Malay hat, the tengkolok that symbolizes intellectual pride in Malaysian culture. Roof tiles contains unique patterns inspired by the Kain Songket.

    Analysis DiagramsPhotographsInformation

    Site context This building is located along Jalan Tun Razak, theres residential (grey color) surrounded the perpustakaan.


    CirculationThere is only one entrance for the public, it offers a linear experience through the library.

    Media room

    Registration counter

    FormThis building is form by tengkolok which symbolize the intellecture pride and respect in Mlaysia culture.

    AsymmetryView from the top shows the asymmetry of the size of the roof.

    RepititionThe repeating use of the roof which is in the sahpe of tengkolok.

    Geometry From the elevation of the building it was actually shows the geometry form of squares, triangles, and trapezium.

  • Dayabumi Complex1984

    Analysis DiagramsPhotographsInformation

    Symmetry And BalanceThe modern Islamic architecture building elaborates the use of symmetry in the structure. The exterior of the building, including the floor plans and the elements of the building have obvious symmetry and balance.

    Architect : Nik Mohammed. Arkitek MAA Sdn Bhd (MAA)Year : 1984

    Style: Modern Islamic Architecture, Moorish Architecture

    Function:it used to house the headquarters of the national oil company PETRONAS, until they moved to the world famous PETRONAS Twin Towers; now it houses several commercial offices.And also the headquarter for Pos Malaysia. Known as Pejabat Pos Besar Kuala Lumpur

    Location & Location map :Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Description: Dayabumi Complex is a 35-storey building set along Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, south of Merdeka Square. Built in the 1984, it was the first modern building in KL to incorporate principles of Islamic design into its architecture. A major landmark in KL it was one of the citys earliest skyscrapers. Also known as Menara Dayabumi, the 515ft skyscraper was built to resemble a mosque. Spread across 1,621,930sqft, the Dayabumi Complex has patterns of eight-pointed stars, high vaulted Islamic arches at the top and bottom of the tower and shiny white fretwork.

    Site ContextDayabumi Complex is located close to Jalan Sultan Hishamudin, where the south of Melaka Square is. The building is located next to the Klang River.

    Spacial RelationshipThe connection between the rooms to the building, Dayabumi Complex spatial relationship is defined as space within a space which is large space that contains a smaller space within its volume.

    GeometryThe Dayabumi Complex is a combination of geometrical shape, The top view of the building shows the combination of squares, rectangles and triangles to achieve the modern islamic architecture..

    CirculationThe main four entrances at the left side of the plan creates a parallel path going through the main lobby of the building and to the food court then to the exit of the building.

    Design InspirationAfter its independence, Malaysia has strived towards modernizing and improving the standards to compete in the new age, as well as keeping their roots intact. The Menara Dayabumi serves as a beautiful example as its design has been inspired by the same ideology. Firstly, the architect wanted to achieve the most modern and sophisticated design, due to the improvements in technology and the economy of Malaysia. The building was to represent the progress of the nation. Secondly, the architect adopted principles of Islamic Architecture, to give the building its identity. Use of the pointed arches, eight point star in the plan, and Islamic geometrical shapes on the walls among others in combination with the modern style of architecture resulted in the final design.

  • Lembaga Tabung Haji Headquarters 1984

    Architect: Hijjas Kasturi

    Year built:1984

    Address: Jalan Tun Razak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Design concept:The buildings design concept is influenced by Islamic architectural elements and the buildings form resembles a traditional Malay drum.

    There are five non-structural pillars which are situated at the facade of the building and they resemble the five pillars of Islam.

    Background:The Lembaga Tabung Haji Headquarters, which is also known as the headquarters for the Malaysian Muslim Pilgrims Management Fund Board, is situated at Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur.

    The buildings design showcases simplicity, discipline and unity which are the three ideas emphasized by Islam. Hijjas Kasturi also mentioned that the building takes the shape of an hourglass form, which is something different and