UTM Architecture lecturers and students won 2nd and 3rd places for Autodesk Malaysia Design Competition (AMDC) 2016. The prize-giving ceremony, which took place on 8th May 2017, was officiated by YB Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching at Dewan Za’ba, Ministry of Higher Education, Putrajaya.
Overall over 500 entries from all IPTA and IPTS all over the country were received by the organiser, Prestariang Sdn Bhd in collaboration with the Ministry of Higher Education. There were three main categories that were contested, which were Architecture, Industrial Design and Creative Media Design under the theme of 3D for Society – DREAM, DESIGN & DELIVER. Under the Architecture category, five UTM entries were shortlisted and two went through to the final, the 2nd and 3rd places. The 2nd place with RM 2000.00 winning cash was awarded to Phuah Lin, who is in her 3rd year Bachelor programme, under the supervision of AP Ar Ramli Jamaluddin, who also received RM 750.00 for his winning. The 3rd place with RM 1000.00 cash prize, was won by Mohd Izzuddin Awang Junit, who is now in his final year of Master of Architecture. Mohd Izzuddin was mentored by his supervisor, Dr Sharifah Salwa Syed Mahdzar, who also received RM500.00 for the win.