Become an architect in Malaysia

An architect is a person who plans, designs and reviews the construction of buildings. To practice architecture means to provide services in connection with the design of buildings and the space within the site surrounding the buildings that have human occupancy or use as their principal purpose.Source from, Wikipedia

Why Architect is an Important role?

Architects are the professions that deal with many critical issues in today’s society. The architect is providing the solution to the increasing population and lack of space especially in cities [Visit Urban Planning in Malaysia]. Good architectural design can effectively control the use of land and space. Architects contribute when it comes to living, they try to look for new technologies and materials, and help to ensure the building is environmentally sustainable and enhance the living quality.

The Role of Architect

The architectural jobs

Architects are professionally trained designers who work on building design and the surrounding environment. With the combination of creative design and specific technical knowledge to provide integrated solutions for building and environments. An architect’s task includes designing, altering, adapting, conserving and preserving buildings. Architects use their expertise to adapt the surrounds of buildings and other external environments to the functions and form involved in their architectural design.

Architect uses architectural designing software and other tools to prepare the drawings and designs according to the requirement and specifications. The job scope of an architect is including designing of structure, choosing the suitable materials and color, costs control, constructions time estimation and environmental or safety regulations. [Visit Complete phase of architectural services]

Become an Architect in malaysia

Personal qualities to become an architect

The role of an architect is quite diverse, and so are the skills and personal qualities required:

  • imaginative and creative thinking skills
  • ability to analyse and critically assess problems
  • ability to see the big picture as well as giving attention to the smallest detail
  • ability to communicate effectively
  • understanding of history, and cultural and environmental concerns

Requirement to become an architect

To become an architect who works at architectural and engineering firms in Malaysia, one must graduate with an architectural degree recognized by the Board of Architects Malaysia and be registered as a graduate architect. Further examination might require if the qualification of the applicant is not recognized.

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