• Sketch Journal is a weekly in-class or on-site assignment that is given every
week and the assessment is normally due ½ an hour before end of class.
Thus, students are encouraged to start off ahead of time on your own the
weekly sketch assignment before the due in-class/on site session. It is
compulsory to bring the sketch book and in-progress project work all the
time to the class for the in-class, on site or tutorial review session.
• It helps to generate more interests in sketching and drawing.
• It flares up the interests of students in architecture studies.
• It can increase the speed of free hand drawing by practicing every week.
• It brings students into a whole new levels by learning new skills.
Sketch on Nature, shadows
Front Cover of my Sketch Journal
Timeline sketch, evolution of built environment
• In order to create four postcards of the size of 150x100mm to introduce my
country. I had chosen 4 worship buildings, temple, church, kuil and mosque,
to describe our multi-culture country. I used water painting in this poster to
make it look more realistic. I had used a slogan “One Malaysia” in my
postcard, as the title of all 4 posters.
• I learnt to apply basic design theory from the natural and built-environments
to art and architecture.
• I understand the fundamentals of design vocabularies, concepts and
• I’m been given a task to make a A3 photomontage or collage or mixed of
both to interpret one of the above topics in my perception. I had chosen the
topic, darkness, in this assignment. It is about an imaginary space of an
unwanted castle and the mysterious behind an incident happened in this
• I was able to create an imaginary space through collage.
• I was able to provide design solutions as a means of self-critique.
• I was able to question, analyze and articulate an objective response to
• In this report, we must brief introduction on the 3 distinctive built
environments, rural, suburban, and urban, and this introduction should
consist of the location of the site, orientation, background, approximate size,
number and sizes of buildings, major activities during day/night times. My
group had chosen the topic: Type of Building for this project and my task it to
research on approximate size and the location of the site on all 3 distinctive
• I was able to recognize and identify the different elements of the natural and
built environment in different circumference.
• I was able to differentiate and compare the different development of the built
environment through the study of rural, suburban and urban context.
• I had establish team work and hone management skills.
Most of it was hand-drawn and pasted on A3 board.
• We are required to do a verbal presentation on all 3 distinctive built
environment by using Power Point. Our works should be compiled and
reorganized through research, studied and documentation to present them
systematically and clearly. We are encourage to participate at least in one
part of the whole presentation at least 3 minutes.
• I understand how to communicate ideas, basic negotiation and observation
skills, enhance strategies for listening, comprehension and note-taking.
• I learnt to analyze and evaluate the different development of the built
environment by looking at the natural topography, landscape, space, building
• Weight : 300,000 tons each
• Height : 88 floors, 1483 ft. (451.9m)
• Antenna Height : 242 ft. (73.6m)
• Roof Height : 1242 ft. (378.5m)
• Base : 5 basement floor, 4.252mil sq.
ft. (395,000 sq. m.)
• Built-up Area : 3.7mil sq. ft. (341,760
• Foundation : 15 ft. (4.5m) thick raft
containing 13,200 cubic metres of
grade 60 reinforced concrete,
weighing approximately 32,550 tons
under each tower, supported by 104
barrette piles varying from 60m to
115m in length
• Height : 3.5 storey
• Land Area : 1650 sq. ft. (153 sq. m.)
• Built-up Area : 5500 sq. ft. (511 sq. m.)
• Foundation : Raised by pillar
• Height : 1 floor
• Land Area : 3937 sq. ft.
• Built-up Area : 1824 sq. ft.
• Foundation : Raised by Timber
• I get to see the structures of high-rise building around that area.
• I able to discover the materials used for the buildings around.
• I understand the ways the architecture design the landscape.
• I learnt the different in the design in urban and sub-urban context.
• First time going for a homestay, new environment and experience.
• I get to experience rural life, for example, visit a paddy field, ride on kayak in
a lake, catch fishes in a muddy swarm.
• I was able to understand their difficulties in rural area and the way to live.