The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) is organizing the Cross-Strait Architectural Design Symposium and Awards 2019 – Student Programme, to promote exchange amongst architectural studies and as a platform to nurture outstanding architectural students in the Cross-Strat and Belt and Road regions.

For 2019, the theme is “Shape the Shapeless: Cross Strait Architects and the Architecture of the Belt and Road and Africa”. Students from Belt and Road and Cross-Strait cities are cordially invited to enrol and participate a 5-day student programme, with the highlights of attending an architectural symposium with renowned architects as speakers, exchanging with Symposium Speakers and Cross-Strait Architects, mingling and networking with student participants from the regions, attending mini-lectures and workshops led by architects from Iran, Turkey, Taiwan…etc., as well as visiting signature architecture in Hong Kong. Details of the programme are as follows:

Arrival date: 20 June 2019 (Hong Kong)

Event date: 21 – 25 June 2019

Activity: CADSA Symposium, Lectures, Workshops, Signature Architecture Tour, Visits to Architectural Practice

Free admission

Target students: university students who are studying architecture

Limited seats and will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis.

(Successful enrolled students will be provided with 6-night youth hostel accommodation. Students will be presented a certificate of participation at the end of the student programme.)

Interested students please email the following details

1. Name

2. University/Institution

3. Email Address

4. Contact Numbers

to PAM Secretariat at or contact 03-2202 2866 for more details. Click the following link for more details about the event.


Student Programme

Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia is inviting students from the following Universities or any others LAM Accredited Malaysian University who are eligible for this Scholarship Award to submit the application. The scholarship is open to PAM Student Member pursuing PART 1, architecture programme in Malaysia..

  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai (UTM)
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam (UITM)
  • Universiti Teknologi MARA, Seri Iskandar (UITM)
  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (UIAM)
  • Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)
  • Taylors University (Taylors)
  • UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur (UCSI)
  • Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
  • Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  • Limkokwing University of Creative Technology (LUCT)
  • City University (CITY)
  • Kolej Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (KUTAR)
  • Kolej Universiti Teknologi Sarawak (KUTS)
  • Politeknik Port Dickson (PPD)
  • or any other LAM Accredited Malaysian University

Students required to submit the application form and endorsed by faculty. Kindly click the link below for more details.

Important Dates

7 May 2019 - Open for submission
14 June 2019 - Closing date of submission
29 June 2019 - Award presentation (during PAM Annual Dinner 2019)

* Interview Session will conducted for 10 shortlisted candidates after the closing date submission).

* 10 shortlisted students will be notified via email

For more details, please contact PAM Secretariat at 03-2202 2866 or email to

24th – 28th July 2019, Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK)

Kuching City will be hosting the 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC) 2019 on 24 July to 28 July 2019 at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak with the theme “Cultural Exchange Through Orchid”.

APOC’s objective is to achieve an international cooperation for trend in development and conservation of orchids in the Asia Pacific Region. An array of interactive programmes has been lined up for APOC 13.

Enclosed is the programme for your reference.