Curriculum Vitae

ASSOCIATE PROF. AR SARLY ADRE BIN SARKUM

Associate Professor
  • Department of Architecture
    Faculty of Built Environment
  • 03 8688 3830

BIOGRAPHY


Assoc. Prof (I) Ar Sarly Adre Sarkum is an architecture futurist, sustainability proponent and design activist. He founded the hybrid architectural design firm [SA]2 or Sarly Adre Sarkum Architecture Sdn Bhd which combines cutting edge architectural design solutions with extensive researched based explorative approach to solve challenging integrated design problems. The firm has won several international competitions and represented the country in several in world class exhibitions. He is currently a Past President on Council in the Malaysia Green Building Council which is under the auspices of the World Green Building Council. He was also the Deputy President of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia  (The Malaysian Institute of Architects) for 2017-2019. He currently is a GBI facilitator, previously was one of the accreditation panel for the GBI Green Rating Tool. He was the editor in chief for ‘Architecture Malaysia’ magazine which is the premier architecture journal for the Malaysian Institute of Architects. He holds 2 degrees in architecture, one from the University of Liverpool UK and the other from University of Science Malaysia. Currently he is the academic Advisor to the Masters of Green Architecture in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). UM has also appointed him as Assoc. Prof. (Industry) for the University. Currently he is managing and coordinating the 3 niche labs for the final year for the UM Master of Architecture Programme namely, Green & Sustainable Architecture Lab (GSAL), Urban & Community Architecture Lab (UCAL) and Heritage & Conservation Architecture Lab (HCAL). 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • GREEN ARCHITECTURE AND NET ZERO CARBON BUILDING
    Green Buildings, Net Zero Carbon Building, Net Zero energy Buildings, Sustainable Cities, Biophilic Design

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Bachelor Degree, (Senibina)
    Universiti Sains Malaysia (Usm)
  • Bachelor Degree, (Senibina)
    Liverpool University, Liverpool, UK
  • Diploma, (Senibina)
    Universiti Teknologi Mara (Uitm)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • LEMBAGA ARKITEK MALAYSIA, PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECT
    Since 2008 (National)
  • PERTUBUHAN AKITEK MALAYSIA (PAM) / MALAYSIA INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS, DEPUTY PRESIDENT
    2017 to 2019 (National)
  • MALAYSIA GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL, PRESIDENT/ CHIEF
    2014 to 2016 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Chairman of the Malaysian Carbon Score ( national carbon measurement tool for building industry)
    Malaysia Green Building Council, 2021 (National)

PUBLICATIONS


Books
  1. Teo,Y.C, A,Rattapong, Apritisaru A., Sarkum S.A., Chin K.K. (2020) Contiguous Archipelago New Architecture from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, Singapore, SIA/PAM/ASA/IAI alliance

CONSULTANCY PROJECT


  • Gbi Certification of Faculty Alam Bina, Faculty Alam Bina, Coordinator
    04 Jan 2021 - 30 Jun 2022 (National)
  • Gbi Certification of Faculty of Built Environment UM, Fakulti Alam Bina
    01 Mar 2019 - 01 Mar 2022 (National)

PAPER PRESENTED


PLENARY SPEAKER
  1. Form, Space and Function of Fancis DK Ching, Borak Buku 2019 : Architecture , PETRONAS Gallery KLCC (National) (20 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019)
  2. Future Forward - Understanding Real Sustainability, Asian Young Designers Award - XChange 2019|, Asian Young Designers Award by NipSEA Group  (International) (09 Apr 2019 - 09 Apr 2019)
INVITED SPEAKER
  1. The Importance of a Comprehensive Carbon Measurement Scheme for the Building Industry in Malaysia: An Overview, Shanghai-Kuala Lumpur International Conference 2021, UM-Shanghai Normal University (International) (30 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021)
  2. Sufficiency, Spirituality and Innovation direct relates to Sustainability, TEDx UTM, University Technology Malaysia (National) (10 Apr 2021 - 10 Apr 2021)
  3. Sustainable Construction in Malaysia and ASEAN - Opportunities and Trends, Advantage Austria - Trade Webinar Series, Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (austria) and the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (International) (18 Mar 2021 - 18 Mar 2021)
  4. Healthy Working Environment (IEQ) - Case Studies, Seminar Green Energy for Industry Players, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) (National) (01 Aug 2019 - 01 Aug 2019)
  5. Micro-housing and the Urban Housing agenda, Briefing to Parliamentarian , YB Fahmi Fadzil and YB Maria Chin Abdullah  (Government Sector/public Institution) (13 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019)
  6. The Green Hotel Mindset, Sustainable Hotel Maintenance Seminar 2019, Malaysian Association Of Hotels (MAH)  (National) (23 Mar 2019 - 23 Mar 2019)
  7. So you want to be an architect? - Architecture Career Guidance, UCSI SABE Festival 2019 - UCSI Professional Lecture Series , UCSI University (National) (15 Mar 2019 - 15 Mar 2019)
  8. Re:Design Neighbourhood Areas, Malaysia Urban Forum , URBANICE Malaysia (International) (19 Feb 2019 - 19 Feb 2019)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Sustainable Housing, Bite-Size Climate Action, ,  (National) (30 Mar 2021 - 30 Mar 2021)
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  1. Net Zero Buildings An Overview and True Impact, Green Building Design: Net Zero Building, Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College (International) (11 Feb 2021 - 11 Feb 2021)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Chief Judge of The Asian Young Designer Award Representing Malaysia (International Architecture Design Competition), International, (Reviewer)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2022) Convener for The Pam Awards 2022 (Malaysia's Premier Architectural Award), National, (Expert Advisor)
  2. (2022) Technical Committee for The Lam Accreditation, University, (Technical Advisor)
  3. (2022) Past President On Council for Malaysia Green Building Council, National, (Expert Advisor)
Contribution to event
  1. (2021) Interviewer for Interview of M.Arch Candidate for Session 2021/2022, University, (Event Organiser)
  2. (2021) Interviewer for Interview of B.Arch Intake Session 2021/2022, University, (Panelist/Moderator)
Mentoring
  1. (2022) Lecturer for Graduate Upskilling Training (Gut) for Graduates 2021, University, (Mentor)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
  1. (2021) Healing Architecture: A Study on The Therapeutic Potentials of Salutogenic Design Towards Mental Health, ZAC TAN
  2. (2021) Sensory Design for AutismSpectrum Disorder, FOO WEI MIN
  3. (2020) AMPHIBIOUS HOUSE: ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION FOR THE MONSOON FLOOD ON THE EAST COAST OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA?, MUHAMMAD FADZRIL BIN MUSTAFA
  4. (2020) A VISIBLE TRANSITION: EVOLUTION OF URBAN ARTEFACTS AS THE FRAGMENTS OF COLLECTIVE MEMORIES WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF NEW VILLAGE, CHAI YI YANG

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2021) BAGS6208 - Architectural Research Ii
  2. (2020) BAGS6101 - Advanced Architectural Design I
  3. (2020) BAGS6204 - Architectural Design Thesis I
  4. (2019) BAGS6109 - Green and Sustainable Technology I
  5. (2019) BAGS6205 - Architectural Design Thesis Ii