Original Artwork by Papa, Azhan and Nine (click image to link)
‘In the Name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. By Time, indeed humanity is in a state of loss. Except those who believe and do righteous deeds, and (join together) in the mutual teaching of truth and in the mutual teaching of patience’ (Surah al-`Asr, 103:1-3)
"Professional Architect lives almost by faith. When called upon he can do the job without fear or favour. He possesses aspecialized skill and lives by a code of ethics cloaked in honour andintegrity. He is expected to speak his mind and give his views. Whenfaced with absolute wrong, he can resolutely disagree and walk away." quote from THE PROFESSIONAL MAN by Ar Dr Tan Loke Mun PRESIDENT PAM

Thursday, 21 June 2007



25 May 2007

This is a site feasibility study. It gives the client a draft design on the possibilities for the development.

What admired me were the RGP Chairman Mr Terry Ratcliffe sketches. Not a fancy looking sketches but the colour code from the maker really works to deliver the massage. It’s been also a very accurate sketch!

Besides that I work closely under Mr. Paul O'Shaughnessy supervision. I've learnt a few "design guide" from him.

a. 15 m maximum internal space for natural ventilation
b. wall with window shouldn't face towards a blank wall (fire wall) to provide ventilation
c. parking calculation for FOOD STORE: 1 car spaces not more than 14 sqm
d parking calculation for NORMAL RETAIL: 1 car spaces not more than 20 sqm
e. Service area turning circle clearance = 25 m diameter + 2 m radius for extra gap

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