This is the second part to the article, 'Towards a Conservation Movement in Malaysia' by Dato' Ar. Hajeedar bin Abdul Majid in 1977, who at that time served as the Architect/Deputy Director of the Technical Services Division of Urban Development Authority (UDA). Written three years after Kuala Lumpur became a Federal Territory (1974), some of his observations still apply today.
Note that the facade of the Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad was restored around 2010s while the Robin
In 1976, Dato' Ar. Hajeedar bin Abdul Majid penned down his views on the future of Conservation in the country. His article, 'Towards a Conservation Movement in Malaysia' was featured in Majallah Akitek, September 1976. Revisiting the article today helps us examine developments that has taken place since then in the field of heritage conservation. ____ 1. Introduction and Definition It is generally appreciated that man’s intellectual and physical abilities and his achievement
329 children between the age of 7 to 12 years old celebrated World Heritage Day by taking part in the annual ICOMOS Malaysia Children Art Competition which was held in three towns this year - Melaka, Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan. Themed 'Warisan Alam Semula Jadi Malaysia' or 'Natural Heritage of Malaysia', these children created art pieces showcasing the unique flora and fauna of this country within three hours. Participants in Kuala Lumpur at Balai Seni Lukis Negara The competi