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  1. 1. SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE , BUILDING AND DESIGN FOUNDATION IN NATURAL AND BUILT ENVIRONMENT July Intake 2013 Name : Kelvin Yong Chen Yin Student ID : 0316050 CULTURE & CIVILIZATION ( FDES 0815 ) REPORT Project 3 ( individual Assignment ) : Art + Architecture + Culture Tutor : Ms. Norma Submission Date : 13th June 2014 Table Of Content
  2. 2. Title Pages Assignment Brief 3 - 5 Theme and Concept 6 - 7 Research : Place interested / Chosen 8 - 12 Compilation of Tutorial Sheet 13 - 14 Mock Up Layout 15 - 17 References 18
  3. 3. SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN Research Unit for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia Foundation of Natural and Built Environments CULTURE & CIVILIZATION (FDES 0815) Prerequisite: None Lecturer : Normah Sulaiman . Delliya Mohd.Zain ______________________________________________________________________ Project 3 (Individual Assignment) : Art + Architecture + Culture 40 % marks Submission date: 3rd June 2014 (Week 17) Introduction "What travel teaches us is that we are all essentially the same. There is not a 'them' and an 'us'; there is really only 'us.'" The stunning photographs capture the theme of places of visit. A good coffee table books serve a number of purposes: they're decorative, informative, and attractive. Objectives of Project 1. To introduce the Western and Eastern culture and civilization through an overview of archeological discoveries, ancient monuments, artworks, philosophy and achievement of great leaders from prehistoric to present. 2. To show basic skills on enquiry, investigation, application and presentation of relevant information. Learning Outcome 1. Able to describe the historical development of human civilization. 2. Able to recall the development of Eastern and Western human civilizations in the past as well as present. 3. Able to demonstrate good documentation and presentation skills. Tasks Part I: You are required to do a literature research on places of interest of your site visit. From the literature review, you are to study the theme given and its connection between the historical, architectural and social aspects of the place. Documenting the right building, spaces and places with the right content is important in this project. You are advised to work closely with your tutor to ensure you are on the right track. 3
  4. 4. Theme: 1.Food Culture Kopitiam Street Food Coffee Culture 2.Architecture Malaysian Architecture Fusion Religious Places Spaces and People Part II: You are to design a graphical expression of your findings in a postcard series with a proper packaging that complement the final postcard design. The postcard series will create awareness and educate your audience on the subject matter or focus of the study. This includes design & layout, purpose, content, writing style, colours and etc. You are strongly encouraged to meet with us regularly for further assistance. Submission Requirement Part I: Compilation of literature review in A4 and comb bound format. (Guidelines of content will be provided during class) Part II: Coffee Table Book – A5 format size Part III : PDF compilation of individual work in a CD* with proper cover and information. 4
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  6. 6. Brief Explanation Theme : The theme that I had chosen is Architecture in Kuala Lumpur. Architecture is an art merged with science and technology, acquainted with history, nature and the future. The architecture of Kuala Lumpur is a blend of old colonial influences, Asian’s tradition, Malay Islamic inspiration and post modern. For Asian’s tradition and Malay Islamic inspiration buildings, there are different style of architecture. Concept : ( Details for Religious Places ) Malaysia is a multi races country. Therefore , we had a lot of different religion and we had different religious place for respective races to workship at in Malaysia. There were Hindu Temple , Mosque , Chinese temple and more. Every religion had their own style of architecture and among all the different religious place had their own style of design or architecture. For example, there were a lot of church in Malaysia. But, every church had their own unique design and arhictecture. From the postcards, They will be introduced the different design of different type of religious place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 6
  7. 7. Place of Interest Kuala Lumpur is not only a city which consist of modern building and skyscrapers, but also consist of some traditional places and also Malay Islamic inspiration building. Among these places, some of them are religious place. After doing some research on the internet, these were the few places I would like to visit to have my photo shoot : 1) Masjid Jamek , Jalan Tun Perak 2) Holy Rosary Church , Jalan Tun Sambanthan 3) Guan Di Temple , ChinaTown 4) Sin Sze Si Ya Temple , ChinaTown 5) San Jiao Tang , Brickfield , Kuala Lumpur 6) Guan Yin Temple , ChinaTown 7) Sri Mahamariamman Temple , ChinaTown 8) Thean Hou Temple , Taman Persiaran Desa 7
  8. 8. Research Masjid Jamek , Jalan Tun Perak The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sir Alaeddin Sulaiman Shah officially opened the mosque in 1909, two years after construction was completed. The mosque was built on the first Malay burial ground in the city. Before the national mosque, Masjid Negara, was opened in 1965, Masjid Jamek served as Kuala Lumpur's main mosque. The architect was Arthur Benison Hubback. Holy Rosary Church, Jalan Tun Sambanthan Little is recorded of the history of the church. But of what little is known, we get the glimpse of the missionary spirit at the turn of the century which led to the building of the Holy Rosary Church, and the growth of the church in keeping with the development of Kuala Lumpur. The Holy Rosary Church with its very 8
  9. 9. pretty Gothic architecture was constructed by Father Francis Emile Terrien, a French missionary.In 1903 Father Terrien was in charge of the Catholic Chinese community in Kuala Lumpur with the special mission of building a new church. He was assisted by Father Lambert. Guan Di Temple Once of the most impressive Chinese temples in Kuala Lumpur is the Guan Di Temple (also known as Kuan Ti Temple); a beautiful Taoist temple. Tourists that visit Chinatown can easily walk to Jalan Tun H. S. Lee, a small street parallel to the busy Petaling Street. Upon entering you will experience many locals praying and worshipping Guan Di. Sin Sze Si Ya Temple 9
  10. 10. Sin Sze Si Ya Temple is the temple built by Yap Ah Loy's workers. The information board at the front entrance says "The Sin Sze Si Ya Temple was founded in 1864 by Kapitan Yap Ah Loy, it is dedicated to patron deities of Sin Sze Ya and Si Sze Ya. The deities has guided Kapitan Yap Ah Loy to defeat the enemies and defend Kuala Lumpur during the civil war (1870-1873). The temple has witnessed the birth and growth of our great city Kuala Lumpur." This Temple also known as “Sze Yah Temple”. San Jiao Tang San Jiao Tang also as known as Sam Kow Tong. Sam Kow Tong Temple is next to Sydney Lake and is located in Malaysia ... Atrium of Kuala Lumpur Sentral Railway Station (KL Sentral). Guan Yin Temple 10
  11. 11. A little temple at the KLCC end of Jalan Ampang that usually goes unnoticed by many people who come to this part of town. This temple is better known as Kun Yam Thong (literally Guan Yin's Hall) in Cantonese, but the name on the signboard says Deng Bi An (登彼岸) which means stepping to the other shore. True enough, stepping into the temple grounds makes you feel like you have been transported away from the hustle and bustle of KLCC and the city roads into a tranquil garden of peace and serenity; unless you happen to go on the first or the fifteen of the lunar month or any of the deities celebrations days - where the atmosphere is more festive. Sri Mahamariamman Temple The Sri Mahamariamman Temple is the oldest and richest Hindu temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Founded in 1873, it is situated at edge ofChinatown in Jalan Bandar (formerly High Street). In 1968, a new structure was built, featuring the ornate 'Raja Gopuram' tower in the style of South Indian temples. From its inception, the temple provided an important place of worship for early Indian immigrants and is now an important cultural and national heritage. 11
  12. 12. Thean Hou Temple The Thean Hou Temple is a landmark six-tiered Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur. It is located on a 1.67 acres (6,760 m²) of land atop Robson Heights along Lorong Bellamy, overlooking Jalan Syed Putra (Federal Highway). It was completed in 1987 and officially opened in 1989. The property belongs to and is run by the Selangor & Federal Territory Hainan Association (Persatuan Hainan Selangor &Wilayah Persekutuan). The temple, built by the Hainanese community living in Kuala Lumpur, is dedicated to Goddess Tian Hou (The Heavenly Mother). 12
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  16. 16. References Masjid Jamek’s Location and information. Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamek_Mosque Sin Sze Si Ya Temple’s location and information. Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sin_Sze_Si_Ya_Temple Sri Mahamariamman Temple’s location and information. Retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Mahamariamman_Temple,_Kuala_Lumpur Thean Hou Temple’s location and information. Retrieved from Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thean_Hou_Temple Wonderful Malaysia’s Attraction in Kuala Lumpur > Guan Di Temple in ChinaTown. From, http://www.wonderfulmalaysia.com/attractions/guan-di-temple-chinatown-kuala-lumpur.htm Geographic View Info > Asia > Malaysia > Sam Kow Tong. From , http://my.geoview.info/sam_kow_tong_temple,1860015106n Tranquility at the other shore - the Guan Yin Temple beside KLCC at Jalan Ampang.( 2011 , October ) , retrieved it from: http://up-your-toot.blogspot.com/2011/10/tranquility-at-other-shore-guan-yin.html History of Holy Rosary Church , Retrieved from: http://www.rc.net/kualalumpur/holyrosary/history_files/history.html 18

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