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

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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

  1. PROFESSOR  DR. Sr Ts. AZLAN SHAH BIN ALI
  2.  PROFESSOR DR YAHAYA BIN AHMAD
  3. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. Sr Ts. SYAHRUL NIZAM BIN KAMARUZZAMAN
  4. DR. PAYAM SHAFIGH
  5. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR FAIZUL AZLI MOHD RAHIM

KEY ACTIVITIES

  • Consultancy
  • Research partnering
  • Academic publication
  • Conference Organization
  • Workshop and training

CONTACT

HEAD OF BuCTA

PROFESSOR DR. AZLAN SHAH ALI
asafab@um.edu.my

Last Updated: 10/10/2019