Mubin Sheppard Memorial Prize - Cycle 8 Winners List

Saturday, May 2, 2009

The Mubin Sheppard Memorial Prize was set up to honour
the memory of the late Tan Sri Dato’ Dr Haji Mubin
Sheppard. It was first launched on 8 Feb 1996. It aims to
stimulate student’s awareness of, and research into, the
conservation of Malaysia’s built heritage. Between March
1997 and July 2007, seven cycles of the competition have
been completed.
Measured drawings grant 2008
the grant
Badan Warisan Malaysia (BWM) is delighted to announce
the launch of the Mubin Sheppard Memorial Prize (MSMP)
Measured Drawings Grant 2008. This Grant has been
introduced as an extension of the Mubin Sheppard Memorial
Prize to encourage measured drawings of heritage buildings
which are endangered or in remote locations.
- To encourage a comprehensive preparation of
measured drawings which includes detailed building
analyses, dilapidation studies and working
specifications, including historical research and
- To encourage documentation of lesser known or
endangered heritage buildings through measured

Cycle 8:
Badan Warisan Malaysia received a total of 20 submissions (inclusive of 4 submitted under the MSMP Inaugural Measured Drawing Grant 2007) from 10 institutions. 9 are from Malaysia and 1 from Singapore. Of the 20 submissions, 15 were shortlisted for detailed review after the preliminary assessment meeting.

The panel* recommended the following works for awards which were presented to them on Thursday 9 April 2009 by the President of Badan Warisan Malaysia.

Category : Measured Drawings


Rubber Research Institute Of Malaysia by Azmin Mohd Alaidin, Au Mei Ting,
Chau Meng Fatt, Noor Raihani Mohd Yusof, Siti Aisyah Saidin, Tan Yong Cze and
Yew Yi Huan, 1st Year,

B.Sc (Architecture) Dept of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya

Rubber Research Institute Of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Built in 1936 the research centre is on exemplary Architecture of the Art Deco genre. It has played a pivotal role in propelling Malaysia as the world抯 largest producer at one stage.

The Measured Drawings of Rubber Research Institute Of Malaysia was completed under the Mubin Sheppard Memorial Prize Inaugural Measured Drawings Grant 2007.

The drawings and report is a group project by 7 Year 1 students from Universiti Malaya. Two buildings of this sprawling complex namely, the Administration block and the material specification laboratory were subjects of the measured drawings.

The Plans and Elevations were computer drawn. Details such as ironmongeries, decorative elements of the building facades were handdrawn. Measurements were recorded in Imperial scale, the original unit of measure deployed in design and construction. Supported by a report covering its historical environmental and architectural perspectives, the set of measured drawings convey to the reader a clear, accurate representation of the planning, structure and construction of the chosen buildings. In so doing, it contributes to an in depth understanding of the building type.

The jury considered the completed set of 37 drawings to be comprehensive, well laid out and meticulously drawn. Quality of line work of isometric, ornaments drawings are effective, and convey the texture and character of the building. The murals at the east and west elevations of the library were intricately reproduced in drawings. The Jury accord the submission as a Winner in the Measured Drawings category.


Stesen Keretapi, Taiping, Perak by Ahmad Firdaus Shafiai, Ahmad Izzuddin Tajuddin, Muhammad Iskandar Rohaile, Nor Azizul Leman and Norazila Kamarulzaman, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia 2007/2008

Masjid Tengkera, Jalan Tengkera, Melaka by Mohd Khairul Anuar Mohd Jamil,
Fadzilah Osman, Mohd Khairul Anuar Ismail, Ad Riduan Zolkarnain, Mardiana Mohamed Ismail, Mohd Hapis Saimin, Hidayah Aziz, Mohd Hafez Habidin, Nor Fa抏za Abd Rahim and Nur Haslinda Azman, 3rd Year, Diploma, Department of Civil Engineering, Politeknik, Merlimau

Officer抯 House, Police Training Centre, Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur by Goh Peng Yaw, Jaziah Mohd Ali, Mohd Amirul Hafiz Zainal, See Chin Liang and Teoh Phaik Yuh, 3rd Year,
B.Sc (Architecture), School of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya

Above info from Badan Warisan official website.

Congratulations to University Malaya students , you all have done a great job.