The Centre for Building, Construction & Tropical Architecture (BuCTA) 

Overview

The Centre for Building, Construction & Tropical Architecture (BuCTA) is a centre of research at University Malaya whose vision is to ‘become a world renowned research centre for the advancement of knowledge in Building, Construction & Tropical Architecture. There are five groups under the auspices of this centre and led by one person respectively

Objective
  • Facilitate and provide postgraduate education in relevant areas.
  • Provide advice and consultancy for management and policy decisions on building, constructions and tropical architecture.
  • Publish and disseminate research outputs in journals, monographs and bulletins.
  • To discuss the latest advances in the field of on building, constructions and tropical architecture, as well as to seek and highlight developments in managerial strategies and assessment tools for policy and decision makers.
  • To conduct a research on building, constructions and tropical architecture issues
Vision
  • To lead in building, constructions and tropical architecture research, development and commercialization, education and training in Malaysia.
  • To become a world renowned research centre for the advancement of knowledge in building, constructions and tropical architecture.
Mission

To advance knowledge by focusing on research in in building, constructions and tropical architecture that has impact on the property development.

Membership
Key Activities
  • Consultancy
  • Research partnering
  • Academic publication
  • Conference Organization
  • Workshop and training
Collaboration and Linkages

 National

 International

 Professor Dr. Sr Azlan Shah Ali:

  1. Coorporation BPaD (UM) and EvoSUL (UKM), Evolutionary and Sustainable Urban Living Research Group (EvoSUL), UKM, 2013, 12, (National)
  2. Coorporation BPaD (UM) and LPhyD (UKM), LESTARI Physical Development (LPhyD), 2013, 12, (National)
  3. External Assessor Faculty (FSPU) UiTM, UiTM Shah Alam, 2015, 24, (National)

Dr.Sr Norhayati Mahyuddin:

  1. Study Guide Writer - EBGD 4103 Green Building Module, Faculty of Science and Technology, Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2013, 6, (National)

 

 

 Professor Dr. Sr Azlan Shah Ali:

  1. Sabbatical : Visiting Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, 2014, 4, (International)
  2. Collaborative Research, BEST Research Centre, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, 2014, 12, (International)
  3. Visiting Professor, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, 2015, 36, (International)

 Professor Dr. Yahya Ahmad:

  1. Malaysia Contact Person, World Heritage Committee, UNESCO, Paris, 2007, 24, (International)
  2. Council Member, International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property , ICCROM/UNESCO, Rome Italy, 2007, 48, (International)

Associate Professor Dr. Sr Syahrul Nizam Kamaruzzman:

  1. Joint Master of Facilities and Maintenance Management Program, The Bartlett University College London and Faculty of built Environment University of Malaya, 2013, 1, (International)
  2. Reviewer And Scientific Committee , International Conference On Science, Engineering, Built Environment And Social Science 2014 (ICSEBS2014), 2014, 5, (International)
  3. Research Collaboration, Jabatan Kerjaraya Malaysia, University Malaya & University College London, 2011, 12, (International)

Dr.Sr Norhayati Mahyuddin:

  1. Scientific Committee WABER 2012, The West Africa Built Environment Research , 2012, 12, (International)

 

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Last Update: October 19, 2016