General Info

Dato’ Ar. Zainal Abidin Mohammed

BACHELOR ARCH. (HONS) UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
RIBA, ARCUK, LAM, APAM

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION :

  • 1985 – Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), University of Nottingham
  • 1988 – Bachelor of Architecture (Hons.), University of Nottingham

Dissertation : Housing The Urban Poor – The Malaysian Context

Thesis       : Businessmen Club – Melaka, Malaysia

PROFESIONAL QUALIFICATION :

  • Registered Professional Architect, Architects Registration Council of the United Kingdom
  • Registered Professional Architect, Lembaga Akitek Malaysia,
  • Corporate Member of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia

1995 Founder of Visage Architect

Dato’ Zainal Abidin has been a Professional Architect practicing in Malaysia and the United Kingdom since 1988. Upon graduation from the architectural school, University of Nottingham, he joined the reputable architectural concern, Percy Thomas Partnership in Nottingham United Kingdom.

Percy Thomas Partnership is one of the five largest Architectural practice in the UK, having more than 10 branches in the United Kingdom and worldwide. Among the most significant contribution during his 3-year employment with the company is leading the architectural team for the design and construction of the British Embassy Leisure and Recreational Centre in Amman, Jordan.

Upon his return to Malaysia in 1991, he took employment with a leading local architectural practice, Akitek Jururancang Malaysia Sdn Bhd. There he was appointed as the project coordinator for the prestigious hotel-cum-resort, The Datai Bay Resort in Langkawi.

Dato’ Zainal Abidin subsequently joined Binateras DEG Akitek and was appointed as Director in 1994. His responsibility includes the day-to-day running and management of the office coupled with the procurement and implementation of architectural jobs. His job exposure and experience includes a wide variety of building types ranging from multi-storey office tower, hotels, factories, shop-cum-office blocks to residential bungalows.

In April 1995, Dato’ Zainal Abidin set up his own practice named VISAGE ARCHITECT. Soon after Visage’s establishment, the firm was already busy with numerous projects. With the assurance of our most commitment, Visage was given the trust and honour to undertake multimillion projects ranging for residential, commercial, office complexes and public buildings located in many parts of the country.

Mohd Sofi Mohd Mustafa Azmi

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION :

  • June 2000 – **Degree in Architecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai, Johor -CGPA: 3.23

  • April 1997 – Diploma in Architecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai Johor – CGPA : 3.13

  • May 1994 – Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM), Sek. Men. Gajah Berang, Melaka. – Grade 1

    AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS :

  • Achieved Dean’s List Award for the few semester’s academic achievements.

  • Achieved 2 Best Designer Award for the few semester’s design studio.

  • Achieved The Best Student Award Overall 2000 (Architectural Course) from UTM

  • Achieved The Academic Prize 2000 from Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM)

·   Third Prize in The Alternate Realities PAM/BAYER (UTM), Annual Architectural Workshop, National Student Design Idea Competition 2000 (Degree Category)

·  First Grand Prize in The Retrospective for Perspective (UM), Annual Architectural Workshop, 
National Student Design Idea Competition 1999   (Degree Category)

  • First Grand Prize in The Symbiosis (ITM), Annual Architectural Workshop, National Student Design Idea Competition 1997 (Diploma Category)

  • Selected Work for the Otis International Student Design Idea Competition 1998 (Urban Housing)

  • **A registered Graduate Architect of Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM) since October 2000 (AG/M 296)

Nordin Bin Mohamad Noor

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION :

  • 2005 – Bachelor of Architecture (Hons.), International Islamic University Malaysia

  • 2003 – Bachelor of Science in Architecture Studies, International Islamic University Malaysia

  • 1998 – Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

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    AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS :

  • Achieved Dean’s List Award for the few semester’s academic achievements.

  • Achieved 2 Best Designer Award for the few semester’s design studio.

  • Achieved The Best Student Award Overall 2000 (Architectural Course) from UTM

  • Achieved The Academic Prize 2000 from Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (LAM)

2004 – Visage Architect

  • Cadangan Pembangunan 1008 Unit 4 Blok Pangsapuri Perkhidmatan/Pangsapuri 24 Tingkat Untuk Tetuan Lingkaran Naga Sdn Bhd (RM102 million)
  • Cadangan Membina 332 Unit Rumah Teres 2 Tingkat (20’ X 65’) Yg Mengandungi Jenis Rt2-E (80 Unit), Jenis Rt2-F (84 Unit) Dan 1 Unit Pencawang Elektrik Untuk Tetuan Bandar Setia Alam Sdn Bhd (RM11 million)
  • Cadangan Membina 84 Unit Rumah Teres 2 Tingkat (20’x 65’) &1 Unit Pencawang Elektrik Untuk Tetuan Bandar Setia Alam Sdn. Bhd. (RM17 million)
  • Cadangan Membina 116 Unit Rumah Kluster 2 Tingkat (30’ X 55’) & 1 Unit Pencawang Elektrik Untuk Tetuan Bandar Setia Alam Sdn. Bhd. (RM40 million)
  • Proposed Development Of One (1) Units Of Minister’s Bungalows On Lots Pt 2285, In Precinct 10, Putrajaya For Putrajaya Holding Sdn Bhd (RM4 million)
  • Cadangan Mendirikan Sebuah Rumah Banglo Dua Tingkat Serta Satu Aras Basement Untuk En. Chua Ngeun Lok (RM 2 million)
  • Cadangan Tambahan Dan Perubahan Pada Rumah Berkembar 2½ Tingkat Sedia, Ada Di Atas Lot 5390 (No.11), Jalan Pinggir Bukit Segar 1, Taman Bukit Segar, Kuala Lumpur (RM1 million)
  • Cadangan Mendirikan Semula Sebuah Rumah Banglo 2 Tingkat Untuk Yam. Tengku Dato’ Hjh. Nong Fatimah Binti Sultan Ahmad Shah. (RM2.5 million)

 

Mimi Abdul Rahman

Personal Assistant And Project Secretary

WORKING EXPERIENCE

      • • 1984 – 1994 DEG Architect – Project Secretary
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        • • 1994 – 1995 Rahim & Co. Land Surveyor – Personal Assistant
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          • 1995 – 2008 Visage Architect – Personal Assistant And Project Secretary