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Asia Design Forum Summer Session 2005 (ADFSS05) 30 July to 20 August 2005 An international summer session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia will be organised by Asia Design Forum from 30 July to 20 August in Kuala Lumpur for graduate architects, senior students and students. The summer session will consist of the following: * Key Note Lectures series by key note star architects (2 to 4 per week), * Studio assignment for a site in Kuala Lumpur (at the multi-media super corridor (MSC) city of Cyberjaya), * Topical lectures by expert speakers (on skyscraper design, conservation, critical regionalism, planning and urbanism in Asian cities, bioclimatic design, design management, improving CAD 3D skills, etc.), * Architectural tours (to the KLCC Towers - the tallest twin towers in the world, Putrajaya - Malaysia's new Capitol City, Cyberjaya - the Multi Media Super Corridor township, the KL Telcommunications Tower, etc.), * Visits to architects' offices, * Architectural evenings. The event's intentions are to enable international and Asian students to experience and learn about Asian urbanism and architecture. At the end of the session, each participant will have achieved the following: * Attended a series of lectures by a number of international and local star speakers on topics related to their work and to the region, * Attended a series of topical lectures of local interest, * Completed a design studio assignment under the critique and tutoring of some of the star architects (for which a Certificate will be awarded for those who have passed the project review), * Visited key buildings and structures in the locality, * Visited to observed the offices and operations of some of the local architect firms. * Interacted with students and architects from the region and elsewhere. Confirmed speakers include: * Kisho Kurokawa (Japan) * Will Alsop (UK), * Peter Droege (Australia) on Post-fossil Fuel Urbanism * Rene Tan (Singapore), * Claude Berube (Canada), on Design Management * Huat Lim (Malaysia), * Anthony Wood (University of Nottingham) on 'Skyscraper Design', and on 'Asian Cities' * Raymond Yeh (University of Hawaii), * Yuichiro Kodama (Japan) on "Bioclimatic and Passive Mode Design" * Nader Ardalan (Kuwait) The costs of attendance (inclusive of accommodation (sharing) and meals) per Australian participant / student is $3,000 (at $1,000 per week) excluding travel. The students can elect to participate for only 1 week (at $1,000) or for 2 weeks ($2,000). A reduced fee is offered to students from Malaysia and Singapore The event will be held at the premises and studios of PJ College of Art and Design (PJCAD) in PJ, Selangor. PJCAD has the usual architectural school's facilities (e.g. colour printers, internet access, lecture rooms, etc.). Large audience Key Note lectures will be held at the conference hall of the PJ Hilton Hotel (opposite the school). The event is accredited and supported by the Government of Malaysia's Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia, and those registered architects attending will receive 6 CPD points. Confirmed participating students are from: University of Southern California (USA), Deakin University (Australia), University of Malaya. For more information on registration, posters and brochures, please contact: Ms. Karen Chin, Coordinator and Adminstrator, Asia executive Programmes sdn.BHd. Suite E-11-09, Plaza Mont Kiara, Mont J+Kiara , 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tel. +603 62032009 Fax. +603 62-35030 Email: email@example.com