Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Jalan Dewan Bahasa, 50460, Kuala Lumpur / Siti Fatimah Harun ... [et al.]

Harun, Siti Fatimah and Jamian, Siti Nadia and Mohd Sukri, Nurul Izzati and Zakarnan, Zulaika Saliha and Zain, Nurul Ashekin (2016) Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Jalan Dewan Bahasa, 50460, Kuala Lumpur / Siti Fatimah Harun ... [et al.]. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


The privatization agreement to construct a new DBP Headquarters Building was signed on 23 August, 1996 between the Ministry of Education Malaysia on behalf of the government of Malaysia and DBP, and Anjung Bahasa SDN. BHD. (A concessions holding company). Built on the Built-Operate- Transfer concept (BOT), construction works began in 1997 and was completed in 2002. This building consists of three main blocks: the Tower Block, the Podium Block and the Auditorium Block. The Tower Block which is 33 storeys tall, houses the office space and a 3-storey underground parking which can easily accommodate 557 cars. The Podium Block consists of 5 storeys which house among others the Seminar Hall, the Multipurpose Hall, the Writers’ Gallery, the Auditorium Block can accommodate 530 people at the time and is designed to showcase theater production and linguistic, literary and cultural activities in the country. The design of the building is uniquely Malaysian blending traditional Malay roof and podium designs are inspired by the traditional northern Malay house. The exterior of the office block is inspired by the elongated window design found in Malay houses. While a ‘rehal’ (a small reading stand for the Koran) is used as a motif for the roof of the block of the Tower Block, symbolizing Islam, the official religion of the country.


Item Type: Student Project
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Harun, Siti Fatimah
Jamian, Siti Nadia
Mohd Sukri, Nurul Izzati
Zakarnan, Zulaika Saliha
Zain, Nurul Ashekin
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Thesis advisor
Zakaria, Intan Bayani
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TH Building construction > Management of the construction site. Superintendence of building construction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Diploma in Building
Keywords: Building, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka
Date: 2016
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