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Ar. Tang Hsiao Seak

Bio

Bachelor of Architecture(Hon Class 1)

University of Sydney, 1991

Bachelor of Science(Architecture)

University of Sydney, 1988

Architect, Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia

Sole Proprietor, Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia

Interior Designer, Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia

Corporate Member, Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia

Member, Malaysia Steel Association

Director - tangu ARCHITECTURE Sdn Bhd

Sole Proprietor - tang_hs ARCHITECT

Co-founder - GAde Design Workshop Sdn Bhd

Professional History

2019 - present    tangu ARCHITECTURE Sdn Bhd
Co-Founder/ Director

 

2019 - present    tang_hs ARCHITECT
Sole Proprietor


2016 - present    GAde Design Workshop Sdn Bhd
Co-founder/ Director


2002 - 2019    Garis Architects Sdn Bhd
Director


2018 - present    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
Mentor/ Guest Architectural Studio Critic


1999 - 2001    Limkokwing University
Guest Architectural Critic


1996 - 2002    Garis Architects Sdn Bhd
Architect


1992 - 1996    Atelier ADT Akitek Sdn Bhd
Architect


1991    University of Sydney, Australia
Part-Time Tutor


1988 - 1989    The MSJ Group, Sydney, Australia
Architectural Assistant

Awards

2017

FIABCI World Prix D’Excellence Awards 2017 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ World Gold Winner, Master Plan Category – Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor


PAM Awards 2017 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Excellence in Architecture : Gold Medal, Planning & Master Planning Category – Bandar Rimbayu Commercial Hub, Selangor


PAM Awards 2017 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Excellence in Architecture : Silver Medal, Planning & Master Planning Category – Sunsuria City, Selangor


PAM Awards 2017 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Commendation, Multiple Residential, Low-rise Category – Karisma Hill, Seri Kembangan, Selangor

2016    

MIP Planning Excellence Awards 2016 _ Architect _ Winner of Place Making and Public Space Award Category – The Arc @ Rimbayu Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor


MIP Planning Excellence Awards 2016 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Merit Award, Design Excellence Award Category – Bandar Rimbayu Township, Selangor


FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards 2016 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Gold Award, Master Plan Category – Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor
 

Green Good Design 2016 _ The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture & Design : The World’s Leading Sustainable Design Awards – The Arc Sustainable Community, Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor 

 


2015    

The Edge Malaysia Notable Property Achievement Awards 2015 _ Urban Designer/ Architect – The Light Waterfront, Penang


FIABCI World Prix D’Excellence Awards 2015 _ Urban Designer/ Architect _ World Silver Award, Master Plan Category – The Light Waterfront, Penang


Malaysia Landscape Architecture Awards 2015 _ Architect _ Excellence Awards, Landscape Design Award Category – The Arc @ Rimbayu Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor

 


2014    

PAM Awards 2014 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Commendation, Multiple Residential, High-rise Category – The Light Collection II (Pier Apartments), The Light Waterfront, Penang

FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards 2014 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Gold Award, Master Plan Category – The Light Waterfront, Penang
        
PAM Awards 2014 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Silver Medal, Commercial, Mixed Development & Hospitality Category -  Rimbayu Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor


PAM Awards 2014 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Silver Medal, Special Category – The Arc @ Rimbayu Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu, Selangor


PAM Awards 2014 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Commendation, Special Category – Fish Bone @ The Light Collection II, The Light Waterfront, Penang

2013    

The Edge Green Home Awards 2013 _ Architect _ Silver Medal, Green Home Category – Spiral Space House, Jalan Railway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor


Asia Pacific Property Awards 2013 _ Architect _ Best Commended Award, “Apicalia” Residence Multiple Unit Development (Malaysia) _ Phase 3, D’Island, Puchong, Selangor 


PAM Architecture Steel Awards 2013 – Architect _ Honorable Mention - Symphony Hills Club House, Cyberjaya, Selangor

 

 


2012    

PAM Awards 2012 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Commendation, Commercial Category – Symphony Hills Office, Cyberjaya, Selangor


International Property Awards Asia Pacific 2012 _ Urban Planner/ Architect _ Highly Commended, Mixed-Use Development (Malaysia) – Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor

 

 


2011

Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Awards 2011 _ Urban Planner, Bukit Jelutong Township + Architect, “D’Vida” Commercial Development, Bukit Jelutong, Shah Alam, Selangor  

 

 


2010    

PAM Awards 2010 _ Architect _ Excellence in Architecture : Honorable Mention, Alterations & Additions Buildings Category - Archetypes (3 Types) School Computer Laboratories


FIABCI World Prix D’Excellence Awards 2010 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Runner-up Award, Master Plan Category – Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor

 

 


2009    

FIABCI Malaysia Property Awards 2009 _ Urban Designer/ Planner _ Winner, Best Master Plan Category – Puteri Harbour, Nusajaya, Johor

 

 


2004    

PAM Awards 2004 _ PAM Mention Award, Interior Design Category – City Command Centre, Cyberjaya, Selangor

 

 


2003   

CIDB Excellence Awards 2003 _ Architect _ Merit Award – Perdana Condominium, Damansara Perdana, Selangor

 

 


2002    

PAM Awards 2002 _ Architect _ 1st Prize : Colour on Buildings Category – City Command Centre, Cyberjaya, Selangor


PAM Steel Roofing Award 2002 _ Architect _ Merit Award – City Command Centre, Cyberjaya, Selangor 

 

 


2001    

IEM Awards 2001 _ Architect _ Advanced Engineering Achievement & Innovation Award – Maju Perdana, Kuala Lumpur

1999    

PAM Awards 1999 _ Architect _ Merit Award : Colour on Buildings Category – Kolej Matrikulasi, Alor Gajah, Melaka

 

 


1992    

University of Sydney _ Nominee : The RAIA NSW Chapter Design Medal Award 1992 

 

 


1987    

Concrete Masonry Association of Australia National Student Competition 1987 _ 2nd Prize : Highly Commended
        

 


PROFESSIONAL PARTICIPATION
2018    

PAM Awards 2018
Member of Jury 


KLAF 2018 | MY.HSE : 
The Malaysian Future Housing Case Study Pilot Project & Exhibition

 

        

BIBLIOGRAPHY PERSONAL    

2016

Interview _ by Paramount Magazine, Jul–Dec 2016, #5 (Pg 26-27)
        

 


2013    

Interview _ by iProperty – Journey with LBS, Oct–Dec 2013, Vol 4 (Pg 22-23)

 

 


2004    

Interview _ in Kuala Lumpur Corporate Capital, Cultural Cornucopia : Ar Tang Hsiao Seak, “A Young Architect in Old Kuala Lumpur” _ Chandran Jeshurun, Arus Intelek, Kuala Lumpur (Pg 279)

 

 


2003    

Interview _ by Haven, The EDGE Publisher _ Apr + May 2003 Issue (pg 26-30)

2019    

Nature’s Catalogue, Taman Tugu: Archidaily (2019)
https://www.archdaily.com/919361/natures-catalog-garis-architects-plus-gade-design-workshop
Title: Nature’s Catalog / Garis Architects + GAde Design Workshop

 

2018    

Urban Symphony: designboom (2018)
https://www.designboom.com/art/garis architects' urban symphony, an interactive installation in kuala lampur-04-27-2018/
Title: Garis Architects design urban symphony, an interactive installation at WUF Kuala Lumpur

 

2017    

PAM Awards 2017 Winners _ Architecture Malaysia _ June 2017, Vol 29 Issue 3: 
_Karisma Hill, Seri Kembangan, Selangor _ Category 2 - Commendation (pg 34)
_Bandar Rimbayu Commercial Hub, Selangor _ Category 10 – Gold     (pg 78-81)
_Sunsuria City Masterplan, Selangor _ Category 10 - Silver (pg 82-83)

Sunsuria City Masterplan, Selangor _ The Urban Condition _ Architecture Malaysia _ April 2017, Vol 29 Issue 2 (pg 36-41)
        

The Arc Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu _ Portfolio: The Arc _ Architecture Asia, First Quarter 2017 (pg 42-49) _ “The Arc has a football field that appears to be sunken into the earth on one side yet floating on water on the other side a project that most aptly echoes the theme of Earth and Water.” _ Lee Chor Wah, Editor-in-Chief Architecture Asia

 

 


2017  

The Arc @ Bandar Rimbayu : Setting Precedent for Sustainable Community Centers _ International New Landscape (Shanghai) _ Topic: Zen Landscape _ No 4开创可持 续社区中心 的先例  _ 07/08 _ 2016 (pg 96-109)

 

 


2016    

The Arc at Bandar Rimbayu: International New Landscape, Topic: Zen Landscape, 07/08 2016 No.4 (pg 96-109)


Future Community – Ideas + Projects _ PAM KLAF 2016 Exhibition


Symphony Hills Club Village, Cyberjaya _ Architecture Malaysia _ June 2016 _ Topic: After Hours _ Vol 28, Issue 3 (pg 54-59)


The Arc Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu _ FuturArc Journal _ The New Network - Emergence of People-Centric Urban Systems. March-April 2016 Issue, Vol 47 (pg 44-47)

 

 


2015    

The Arc Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu _ architecturelab.net (2015) _ http://architecturelab.net/the-arc-at-bandar-rimbayu-garis-architects


The Arc at Bandar Rimbayu : Dezeen.com (2015) _ Green canopy by Garis Architects spans the grounds of community centre in Malaysia _ http://www. dezeen.com/2015/09/10/arc-green-canopy-garis-architects-spans-grounds-community-centre-selangor-malaysia/


The Arc at Bandar Rimbayu _ ArchDaily (2015) _ http://www.archdaily.com/ 773274/the-arc-at-bandar-rimbayu-garis-architects


The Arc at Bandar Rimbayu : designboom (2015) _ Garis Architects’ Arc sets precedent for sustainable community centers _ http://www.designboom.com/ architecture/garis-architects-arc-malaysia-04-16-2015/


The Arc at Bandar Rimbayu : Architektur FACHMAGAZIN 07_ Germany _ Unter einem hängenden Garten (Under A Hanging Garden) _ Nov 2015 Issue (pg70-75)


The Arc Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu _ LW Landscape World (South Korea) _ Landscape & Architecture 2015, Vol 82 (pg 196-205)


The Arc Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu _ iArch.cn (专筑) 2015 _ http:// www.iarch.cn/thread-28450-1-1.html


The Arc Club Village, Bandar Rimbayu _ Architecture Malaysia _ Cover feature : Value Creation Architecture _ Aug 2015, Vol 27, Issue 4 (pg 48-53)


The Light Collection II (Pier Apartments), Penang _ Architecture Malaysia _ Vertical Living _ Dec 2015, Vol 27, Issue 6  (pg 28-33)

2013    

Spiral Space House @ Jalan Railway, Petaling Jaya, Selangor _ Haven, The EDGE Publisher, August 2013 _ theedgemalaysia.com _ http://www. theedgemalaysia.com/deco-a-garden/ 266912-haventhe-edge-my-dream-home-2013-living-roof.html

 

 


2008    

Glenmarie Residences, Shah Alam _ Architecture Malaysia _ Apr-May 2008 (pg 53-55)

 

 


2005    

D20 Superlink Houses _ Architecture Malaysia _ Dec 2005 (pg 58-61)
 

 

    

2004    

City Command Centre, Cyberjaya _ Architecture Malaysia, PAM Awards 2004 _ Vol 16, no 4 (pg 42)
 

 

 
2003    

City Command Centre, Cyberjaya _ Steel Profile, Sept 2003, no 84 (pg 2-7)
        

City Command Centre, Cyberjaya _ Architecture Malaysia, PAM Awards 2003, Vol 15,  no 1 (pg 42-43)


Perdana Condominium _ Architecture Malaysia, Vol 15, no 2


Maju Junction _ Architecture Malaysia, 3rd Quarter 2003 (pg 30-33)

 


LECTURES

2018    

Speaker : Moment Begets Change 


Datum : GREEN Sustainability Design Forum, 5 July 2018


Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival (KLAF) 2018


2017    

Guest Speaker : Asia Young Designer Award (AYDA) Xchange 2017


2005    

Speaker : Impact of Large Scale Buildings on the Environment : Maju Junction


PAM Architect Conference 2005
 

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