Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

ASSOCIATE PROF. AR ZURAINA LEILY AWALUDDIN


BIOGRAPHY

After serving the government for 31 years, Ar. Zuraina Leily Awalludin retired on 31 August 2015 where her last posting was at the Architectural Branch, Public Works Department (PWD) Malaysia. Amongst her duties then, were heading several design teams providing architectural, interior design and building conservation services for Government funded projects. 

 

She is presently appointed as an Associate Professor (Industry) at the Faculty of Built Environment in University Malaya where she also lectures students in the Masters programme. Further to that, she has currently two architectural practices that is as the director of Acasys Design and Environmental Architects Sdn. Bhd (ADEA), a body corporate practice and the Principal of Zuraina Leily Architect, a sole proprietor practice.

For the past few years, she had been appointed to serve as a Board Member and as Registrar where she is actively involved in several Committees at the Board of Architects Malaysia. Presently, she holds a few post that is;  Honorary Secretary to the Council of Architectural Accreditation for Education Malaysia (CAAEM); Committee Member of the Monitoring Committee for APEC Architect Project as well as for ASEAN Architect. 

In the international level, she had been involved and represented the profession in many international missions and negotiations especially in the ASEAN region. She played a key role in drafting the Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) for the ASEAN Member States on Architectural Services. In the year 2009 to 2011, she held the post of Honorary Secretary for the Inaugral ASEAN Architect Council.

Besides her practice as an Architect and involvement in lecturing students, she is also an accredited Conservator registered with the National Heritage Department Malaysia. In 2016 and 2018, she was elected as Council Member for International Council Of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) of Malaysia, which champions the protection of heritage buildings and sites.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • BArch, SENIBINA, UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA
  • DIPLOMA ARCHITECTURE, ARCHITECTURE, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA (UITM)
MEMBERSHIPS
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURAL ACCREDITATION EDUCATION MALAYSIA, Honorary Secretary, 2015 to 2021 (National)
  • JABATAN WARISAN NEGARA, Member, 2015 to 2021 (National)
  • APEC ARCHITECT MONITORING COMMITTEE MALAYSIA, Committee Member, 2014 to 2021 (International)
  • ASEAN ARCHITECT MONITORING COMMITTEE MALAYSIA, Others, 2013 to 2021 (International)
  • ORDINARY MEMBER, Member, 2021 to 2021 (National)
  • BOARD OF ARCHITECTS, Active Member, 2020 to 2020 (National)
  • ICOMOS (INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL ON MONUMENT AND SITES), Council Member, 2016 to 2020 (International)
  • BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, Member, 2016 to 2020 (National)
  • BOARD MEMBER BOARD OF ENGINEERS MALAYSIA, Board Member, 2017 to 2019 (National)
  • BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, Board Member, 2011 to 2019 (National)
  • ASEAN ARCHITECT COUNCIL, Honorary Secretary, 2009 to 2011 (International)
  • REGISTRAR BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, Others, 2005 to 2011 (National)
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES DEVELOPMENT BOARD (PSDC), Others, 2005 to 2007 (National)
  • BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, Board Member, 1998 to 2004 (National)
  • LEMBAGA PERANCANG BANDAR MALAYSIA, Board Member, 2000 to 2002 (National)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • HERITAGE AND CONSERVATION (HABS I, II & 3, Dilapidation report)
  • INTERIOR DESIGN WORKS (INTERIOR DESIGN, GOVERNMENT OFFICES, PARLIAMENT HOUSE)
  • INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATIONS ON ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICES (INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICES, WTO, APEC, ASEAN, UIA ACCORD)
  • CORPORATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS LAW (Law for the Architect and Architectural Practices)
  • Architecture and professional practice (Project managment in the building industry)
  • PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION (HERITAGE, CONSERVATION)
  • TEACHING
    (Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Academic Session)
    Teaching
  • BIA3006 - PROFESSIONAL STUDY, First Degree, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 2 )
  • BAGS6112 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE II, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - 1 )
  • BAGS6106 - RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - )
  • BAGS6111 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - )
  • BAGS6203 - PRE THESIS RESEARCH, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - )
  • BAGS6213 - ARCHITECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT, Post Graduate, UNIVERSITY MALAYA (2019/2020 - )
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE CONSERVATION OF MALAYSIA'S PARLIAMENT OUSE
    Book
    2019
    • LAM POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR ACCREDITATION OF INTERIOR DESIGN
    SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • Restoring Peanang Peoples Court, Kelvin Ah Kian, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Wellbeing and livelihood, Muhamad Adli faezal bin Rosnan, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES
    (Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
    • LAM PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION PART III WORKSHOP FOR PANEL EXAMINERS, 07/03/2020 to 08/03/2020
    • MERCY MALAYSIA (MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION), 01/03/2020 to 31/12/2021 (National)
    • ASEAN STUDENTS INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP 2019 (LAM REPRESENTATIVE) AT PAM , 25/07/2019 to 25/07/2019
    • VALIDATION PANEL FOR DEGREE AND MASTERS ARCHITECTURE PROGRAMME, CARDIFF UNIVERSITY, UNITED KINGDOM, 04/07/2019 to 05/07/2019
    • VALIDATION PANEL FOR ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAMME QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST, UNITED KINGDOM, 24/06/2018 to 30/06/2018
    • WORLD WILD FUND FOR NATURE, (WWF) MALAYSIA (MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION), 01/01/2018 to 30/06/2021
    • WORLD MELAYU POLYNESIA ORGANISATION (WMPO), 01/01/2018 to 30/11/2020
    • VALIDATION PANEL FOR ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAMME UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD, UNITED KINGDOM, 25/10/2017 to 28/10/2017
    • TEAM LEADER FOR MALAYSIAN DELEGATES FOR INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ARCHITECT WORKSHOP, APEC ARCHITECT PROJECT IN SHENZEN, CHINA, 14/01/2017 to 20/01/2017
    • VALIDATION PANEL FOR ARCHITECTURAL PROGRAMME UNIVERSITY OF MONASH, AUSTRALIA, 16/09/2015 to 20/09/2015
    • MAKNA : NATIONAL CANCER COUNCIL MALAYSIA (MONTHLY CONTRIBUTION), 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2020
    • CHAIRMAN EVALUATAION PANEL FOR EMINENT BUILDER AWARD (ANUGERAH TOKOH JURUBINA) FOR MALAYSIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARD (MCIEA) YEAR 2013 , 01/02/2013 to 30/08/2013
    • CHAIRMAN FOR PANEL ASSESSOR : MALAYSIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS, UNDER CONTRACTOR G7 CATEGORY FOR YEAR 2011 AND 2012, 01/04/2011 to 31/03/2012
    • NATIONAL SEMINAR ON SERVICES ORGANISED BY MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY AND WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO), 15/09/2009 to 19/09/2009
    • MALAYSIAN REPRESENTATIVE FOR WORLD TRADE ORGANISATION (WTO) SYMPOSIUM IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 27/04/2005 to 29/04/2005
    • DELEGATE LEADER FOR THE BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYISA PARTICIPATION IN THE MALAYSIAN SERVICES EXHIBITION IN DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE), 27/04/2005 to 29/04/2005
    • BOOTH DESIGNER AND ORGANISER FOR THE PROMOTION OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES AT THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION IN DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 05/11/2004 to 07/11/2004
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Academic/Professional Services
    (Contribution),(Duration),(Level),(Role)
  • BIA 3006 : PROFESSIONAL STUDIES, 19/10/2021 to 10/01/2022, University, (Mentor)
  • BAGS 6111 : PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I ; SEMESTER 1 2021/2022, 18/10/2021 to 10/01/2022, University, (Mentor)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA : APPOINTED BOARD MEMBER, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, 2021 (SERVICES)
    • INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE: APPOINTED AS CHAIRMAN FOR LOGISTIC SUB COMMITTEE, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, 2020 (SERVICES)
    • APPOINTED SUPERVISOR FOR PART I & II EXAMINATION, BOARD OF ARCHITCETS MALAYSIA FOR INTEGRATED DESIGN PROJECT (IDP) YEAR 2020, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, 2020 (EDUCATION)
    • ACCREDITTED AS EXAMINATION PANEL FOR QUALIFYING PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTS EXAMINATIONS PART III , BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, 2018 (SERVICES)
    • ACCREDITED AS VISITING VALIDATION PANEL FOR COUNCIL OF ARCHITECTURAL ACRREDITATION EDUCATION MALAYSIA UNDER THE BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA, 2016 (EDUCATION)
    • ACCREDITED AS REGISTERED CONSERVATOR (JWN/KB-0018/2015) BY NATIONAL HERITAGE DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA, JABATAN WARISAN NEGARA, 2015 (SERVICES)
    • JOHAN PENGURUSAN PROJEK TERBAIK 2014, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, 2014 (COMPETITION)
    • ANUGERAH KHIDMAT CEMERLANG 2013, MINISTRY OF WORKS, 2013 (SERVICES)
    • PANEL ASSESSOR FOR MALAYSIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2012 FOR G7 CONTRACTOR, CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT BOARD (CID), 2012 (SERVICES)
    • ANUGERAH PENCAPAIAN ISTIMEWA JKR 2010, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, 2011 (SERVICES)
    • JOHAN ANUGERAH PENGURUSAN PEMBINAAN TERBAIK 2011 (PROJEK LEBIH RM20JUTA), PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, 2011 (COMPETITION)
    • AHLI MANGKU NEGARA 2007, FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, 2008 (SERVICES)
    • ANUGERAH KHIDMAT CEMERLANG 2006, MINISTRY OF WORKS, 2006 (SERVICES)
    • PASSED EXAMINATION FOR ENTRY COURSE LEVEL BY THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS, CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS MALAYSIA, 2001 (SERVICES)
    • CERTIFIED OPEN WATER SCUBA DIVER (PADI), Professional Association of Diving Instructor (PADI), 2000 (SPORTS)
    • ANUGERAH KHIDMAT CERMERLANG 1993, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, 1993 (SERVICES)
    • ANUGERAH KHIDMAT CEMERLANG 1992, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA, 1992 (SERVICES)
    • ANUGERAH KHIDMAT CEMERLANG 1990, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, 1990 (SERVICES)
    • ANUGERAH KHIDMAT CEMERLANG 1988, MINISTRY OF WORKS, 1988 (SERVICES)
    • THEORY OF MUSIC EXAMINATION (GRADE 6 LEVEL) WITH DISTINCTION AWARDED BY THE ASSOCIATED BOARD OF THE ROYAL SCHOOLS OF MUSIC, SELANGOR SCHOOL OF MUSIC, 1977 (OTHERS)
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • PROPOSED INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC UNDERSTANDING MALAYSIA (IKIM), JALAN DUTA, KUALA LUMPUR, INSTITUT KEFAHAMAN ISLAM MALAYSIA, 01/09/1993 to 01/09/1994 (National)
    • PROPOSED CLINIC CURE AND CARE, BUKIT MERTAJAM, PULAU PINANG, MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS, 01/09/2010 to 01/09/2012 (National)
    • RENOVATION AND UPGRADING OF GENERAL HOSPITAL ENTRANCE, KUALA LUMPUR, KEMENTERIAN KESIHATAN, 01/09/2012 to 01/09/2014 (National)
    • THE REHABILITATION OF LIGHTHOUSE AT PULAU UNDAN, MALACCA, MARITIME DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA, 01/09/2012 to 01/09/2014 (National)
    • REHABILITATION OF 5 1/2 SHOP HOUSES LEBUH KIMBERLEY, GEORGETOWN, PENANG, GEORGE TOWN WORLD HERITAGE INCORPORATION, 01/09/2017 to 01/09/2018 (National)
    • PROPOSED NEW MALAYSIAN EMBASSY IN BANGKOK, THAILAND, MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 01/09/1994 to 01/09/1998 (International)
    • PROPOSED REHABILITATION AND RENOVATION OF HERITAGE TELEGRAPH AND POST OFFICE TO MUSUEM, JALAN STESEN, TAIPING, PERAK, TELEKOM BHD, 01/09/2016 to 01/09/2017 (National)
    • RENOVATION AND INTERIOR DESIGN WORKS AT MALAYSIA ROOM, FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION (FAO) BUILDING, UNITED NATIONS, ROME, ITALY, AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA, 01/09/2005 to 01/09/2005 (International)
    • PROPOSED QUARTERS FOR KLIA GOVERNMENT STAFF (1,500 UNITS) AT KUBANG, MUKIM LABU, NEGERI SEMBILAN, PRIME MINISTERS DEPARTMENT, 01/09/1995 to 01/09/1998 (National)
    • REHABILITATION AND UPGRADING OF HERITAGE BUILDING, BANGUNAN SULTAN ABDUL SAMAD, KUALA LUMPUR, JABATAN WARISAN NEGARA, 01/09/2016 to 01/09/2018 (National)
    • REHABILITATION AND RENOVATION OF PARLIAMENT HOUSE, PHASE 1A, 2A, 2B & 3A, PARLIAMENT, 01/09/2013 to 01/09/2015 (National)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    INVITED SPEAKER
  • BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA : INTRODUCTION, INAUGURATION OF GRADUATE ARCHITECTS, 05/09/2020 to 05/09/2020, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA (Industry/company)
  • ARCHITECTS ACT 1967, ACT 117, LAP-DCP EXPERT TALK, 12/07/2020 to 12/07/2020, ARN CONSULTING SDN BHD (Private Institution/research Institution/ Non-government Organization (ngo))
  • UKIRAN DALAM SENIBINA, NATIONAL CRAFT DAY, 28/03/2020 to 28/03/2020, PERBADANAN KEMAJUAN KRAFTANGAN MALASYIA KEMENTERIAN PELANCONGAN, SENI DAN BUDAYA (National)
  • THE ARCHITECTS ACT AND THE PRACTITIONER, PERTUBUHAN AKITEK MALAYSIA: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE FORUM 12.0, 07/12/2019 to 07/12/2019, PERTUBUHAN AKITEK MALAYSIA (Industry/company)
  • CONSERVATION AND REHABILITATION OF BUILDING PROJECTS, WORKSHOP FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF GUIDELINES FOR MANAGEMENT OF REHABILITATION BUILDING PROJECTS FOR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT MALAYSIA SESSION 2/2018, 24/10/2018 to 26/10/2018, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • MANAGING HERITAGE BUILDINGS THROUGH GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE CONSERVATOR'S PERSPECTIVE, SERAMBI WARISAN, 20/09/2018 to 20/09/2018, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, ICOMOS MALAYSIA TECHNICAL TALK, 14/10/2017 to 14/10/2017, ICOMOS MALAYSIA (National)
  • LIBERALISATION OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES, PERTUBUHAN AKITEK MALAYSIA, 10/12/2014 to 10/12/2014, PERTUBUHAN AKITEK MALAYSIA (Industry/company)
  • LIBERALISATION OF CONSTRUCTION, TRADE AND SERVICES- BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES TO MALAYSIAN PROFESSIONALS, UITM COURSE , 22/06/2012 to 22/06/2012, UITM FACULTY, SHAH ALAM (University)
  • LANDSCAPE WORKS, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TRAINING, 27/03/2009 to 27/03/2009, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • IMPLEMENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION AND COMPLIANCE (CCC), BRIEFING WITH MINISTRY HOUSING AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT (KPKT) TO KELANTAN STATE GOVERNMENT , 30/12/2008 to 30/12/2008, KELANTAN STATE GOVERNMENT (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • ROLE OF ARCHITECT, PLANNER AND ENGINEERS, INTERNATIONAL COURSE ON BUILDING CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT FOR CAMBODIA, LAOS, VIETNAM AND MYANMAR PARTICIPANTS, 23/04/2008 to 23/04/2008, IKRAM (International)
  • EVENT ORGANISER
  • CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT, CONSERVATION COURSE, 06/05/2015 to 08/05/2015, BUILDING BRANCH,PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT  (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • PRESENTER
  • BRIEFING ON BOARD OF ARCHITECT MALAYSIA, GRADUATE ARCHITECTS INAUGURATION, 23/06/2019 to 23/06/2019, BOARD OF ARCHITECTS MALAYSIA (Industry/company)
  • MALAYSIA: THE PRACTICE OF ARCHITECTURE, INTERNATIONAL YOUTH ARCHITECT WORKSHOP, APEC ARCHITECT PROJECT, 14/01/2017 to 20/01/2017, CHINA MONITORING COMMITTEE FOR APEC ARCHITECT PROJECT (International)
  • SPECIFICATIONS MANUAL PWD 2014: ARCHITECTURAL SCOPE, ARCHITECTURAL DEPARTMENT LECTURE, PWD, 23/04/2015 to 23/04/2015, ARCHITECTURAL BRANCH, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Others)
  • CONSERVATION WORKS FOR GOVERNMENT PROJECTS, COURSE FOR SELANGAOR PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT OFFICERS, 17/03/2015 to 17/03/2015, JKR SELANGOR (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • INTERIOR DESIGN - BASIC LEVEL, INTERIOR DESIGN - BASIC LEVEL FOR PWD OFFICERS, 27/10/2014 to 28/10/2014, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS (PWD) (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • ASEAN ARCHITECT GRADUATES, INTERNSHIP EXCHANGE PROGRAMME, ASEAN ARCHITECT COUNCIL, 01/03/2010 to 01/03/2010, ASEAN COORDINATING COMMITTEE ON SERVICES (International)
  • INTERIOR DESIGN - INTRODUCTORY FOR PWD ARCHITECTS, ARCHITECTS INDUCTION COURSE :INTERIOR DESIGN, 27/03/2009 to 27/03/2009, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS (PWD) (Government Sector/public Institution)
  • ARCHITECTURAL CONSIDERATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL PRESERVATION, ROADSHOW FOR PWD ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITTEE, 12/01/2000 to 13/03/2002, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT (Government Sector/public Institution)