Dear PAM Member,

In line with PAM policy for competitive procurement and opening up creative opportunities for PAM members, we are now inviting PAM members to submit bid proposals for the KLAF2022 Director, programme and theme.

Submissions for the role of Director for the Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival 2022 (KLAF 2022) are open to all PAM Fellow / Corporate / Graduate / Associate Graduate / Academic members.

Please click the link in the box below to download the Bid Document.

Submission Deadline : Not later than 14th July 2021.

Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) is pleased to informed that PAM Resource Centre will organize a sharing session talk (book experience) entitled “Find Out The Truth: Architects Do Not Read” on Saturday, 10 April 2021. In line with the new norms, the program will be conducted in fully virtual mode via Zoom Webinar.

Join us on an exclusive Book Experience by PAM President, Ar. Datuk Ezumi Harzani Ismail. A vast discussion, brimming with ideas, sharing experiences and acknowledge of reading in past, current and future books.

Topic: Find Out The Truth: Architects Do Not Read [Book Experience]

Date: 10 April 2021 (Saturday)

TIme: 3.00pm-4.30pm

Register in advance for this book sharing session:

Register here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.

The session will also be broadcasted on PAM's Facebook page at Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia.

Scan the QR code or go to URL link:

As the proud custodian of the '1906-1908 Masjid Jamek Architectural Illustration', we are pleased to announce the availability of postcards and magnets featuring the National Heritage Object from 7 April 2021 onwards. To learn more about the 113-115 year old illustration, join us on a special virtual tour of Masjid Jamek Sultan Abdul Samad Kuala Lumpur, guided by Ar. Ahmad Najib Ariffin.

Date: 7 April 2021 (Wednesday)
TIme: 12.30pm-1.00pm (20 mins tour + 10 mins Q&A)

Free access via Zoom, on a first come first served basis . Zoom Room opens at 12.00pm.

The session will also be broadcasted on PAM's Facebook page at Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia.

Date: 3 April 2021

Dear PAM Members,

Please find herewith the announcement on Automation Capital Allowance (ACA) and Smart Automation Grant (SAG) for Services Sector.

Excerpt from the letter on the announcement:

“Kerajaan Malaysia telah mengumumkan 2 insentif bertujuan merancakkan lagi penggunaan teknologi automasi bagi sector perkilangan dan perkhidmatan di Malaysia seperti berikut:

i) Automation Capital Allowance (ACA)

Skopnya diperluaskan untuk merangkumi sector perkhidmatan di bawah Bajet Tahun 2020 pada 11 Oktober 2019. ACA memperuntukkan elaun modal sebanyak 200% ke atas perbelanjaan RM2 juta pertama yang layak bagi pembelian mesin dan peralatan automasi. Garis panduan ACA telah diluluskan oleh Kementerian Kewangan (MOF) pada 2 Disember 2020 (Lampiran 2)

ii) Smart Automation Grant (SAG)

Diumumkan di bawah Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (PENJANA) pada 5 Jun 2020. SAG memperuntukkan geran secara reimbursable basis sehingga RM1 juta bagi setiap syarikat untuk pembelian mesin dan peralatan automasi termasuk perisian yang digunakan dalam mesin/peralatan. Garis panduan SAG telah diluluskan oleh MOF pada 10 September 2020 (Lampiran 3).”

Details on “Lampiran 2” and “Lampiran 3”