There are so many architects and interior designers in the market, how to source and pick the most appropriate one is sometime a challenging task to many consumers. From a big development project from a listed developer company, to a bungalow construction project on an empty land; to the extend where renovation or building extension, modification work is required. Architect in Malaysia covers most of these scopes as well as other building projects, such as industrial plant, high-rise, mixed development, park, signature building, façade, factory, commercial shop lot to others. Many of them will take up projects that involve design, design and build, project management or coordination, to make sure those specified in the drawing is supplied and installed properly. There is an industry common acknowledgement to architect Malaysia, saying that architecture is the soul of the building regardless of which kind, where is the city as well as other aspects.
Architecture and Architect
Architecture involves processes where planning, design and construction work of any structures and buildings. Its coverage might also include symbolic form, historical civilization, architectural façade, practical building and any form of objects. The word is actually derived from latin word, known as “Architectura”, consisting of physical structures, non-building structure (such as art and science), methodology of building construction, integrated structural form as well as other activities ranges from macro-level to micro-level such as landscape, urban, town development, furniture, construction details. Architect in Malaysia must equipped with high level of exposure of diverse types of building, design, project types so that they can advise client with appropriate input of technical know-how as well as manage well in several stages including design, submission, project management, construction and after-work quality maintenance.
Architect Malaysia has high demand when they able to deliver more than the expected from the customer, customer’s level of satisfaction is normally very high and wish to receive as much as possible despite of what they have paid for the architecture service. For instance, architect will charge few percentage or a lump sum for the project while most of the customers usually reluctant to accept the effort and experiences shared by the architect during preliminary to completion of the project. Architect is a very important role to overall project and even though they are credited by the authorities, such as “this particular building is designed by Architect ABC…”. Architect in Malaysia has to include more services and therefore the design and build architect is now getting more and more popularity. They can provide package from design and consultancy, project management and coordination, submission to all the relevant authorities as well as after job warranty monitoring. It is essential because the contractor nowadays would not allocate much effort on the design and specification compliance part, where they focus more on the cost saving, project deadline delivery, defect-free, warranty (after-project quality assurance).
Architect Malaysia is basically covering from basic residential building, commercial lot, industrial plant to decorative façade. Each of these categories can be overlapped but cannot be neglected because of the expectation towards quality design is nowadays getting more and more important. At the same time, a proper designed building allow efficiency in term of operation, energy saving, cost and even up to the extent, the “happiness”. Architect in Malaysia tries to delegate more portion towards the happy and easy life where commercial, residential and industrial buildings’ tenant can live, work and having different kind of activities in a stress-free environment. Furthermore, customer expects their building’s value can have appreciation at a quicker rate compared to other conventional constructed houses, offices, factories as other structures.
Architect Malaysia is as per mentioned above, having diversification in different varieties of building range. The design portfolio preference is of course the key contributor to their appetites but mostly due to the market demand of all-rounded architects. First, residential building makes up most of the market demand in the construction; ranging from renovation, building from a sketch on an empty land to developing a mass-housing high rise or low rise landed properties. Architect in Malaysia is experienced to do planning, submission, design, project management, construction of all these projects, despite of the project value. Moreover, they will deliver the best quality of work in order to upkeep their reputation in the industry. Then and there, commercial is also an important sector for them to put an eye on it. Commercial building that managed to grab attention of architect Malaysia comprises of restaurant, office, café, showroom, pub, supermarket, retail shop and many more.
Commercial buildings are not really homogenous to residential, because it might be varied depending on the business nature of the customer. Different theme of café and fast food chain might have different market positioning where they require custom made package when it comes to design services and the specification. Architect in Malaysia will make sure each of those preferences can be fulfilled, from as detailed as the tile type, sanitary wares and fittings brand, furniture selection, wall finishes to floor options. Commercial building is key to many businesses, it can affect the profitability and the traffic flows of the particular building from the aspect of comfortability, conveniences, appearance, tenant-friendly and market sector target.
Last but not least, architect Malaysia must also capable to cater the scope of industrial buildings. Industrial construction has to include wide range or building types, from warehouse, power plant or power station, manufacturing factory, research and development center, oil and