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Architect

Hijjas Bin Kasturi, Malaysian architect. Recipient award for architectural competition Malaysian Institute Architects and Malayan Banking, 1979. Board directors National Gallery Art, Kuala Lumpur, since 1977. Fellow Royal Australian Institute Architects; member Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (corporation), Royal Institute British Architects (associate), Pertubuhan Perancang Malaysia.

Background

Kasturi, Hijjas Bin was born on September 26, 1936 in Singapore. Arrived in Malaysia, 1966. Son of Kasturi Bin Idris and Putih Binte Hussein.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, University Melbourne, Australia, 1965. Diploma in town and regional planning, University Melbourne, Australia, 1966.

Career

Head design and architecture school Mara Institute of Technology, Selangor, Malaysia, 1966-1970. Senior partner Akitek Bersekutu Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, 1970-1977. Chairman Hijjas Kasturi Associates SDN, since 1977, Komputa Bina Sendirian Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, since 1982.

External examiner Mara Institute of Technology, 1984-1985. External examiner, faculty advisor University of Science of Malaysia, Penang, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include several office buildings, sports center, recreational club, Malaysia.

Membership

Board directors National Gallery Art, Kuala Lumpur, since 1977. Fellow Royal Australian Institute Architects. Member Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (corporation), Royal Institute British Architects (associate), Pertubuhan Perancang Malaysia.

Clubs: Bankers (Kuala Lumpur) (board governors). Selangor Yacht (vice commodore).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, painting.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Wilson (divorced 1969). Children: Suyani, Khayyam, Serina. Married Angela Jane Longworth, August 11, 1973.

Children: Mulaika, Bilqis.

father:
Kasturi Bin Idris

mother:
Putih Binte Hussein

spouse:
Elizabeth Wilson

spouse:
Angela Jane Longworth

child:
Suyani Kasturi

child:
Khayyam Kasturi

child:
Serina Kasturi

child:
Mulaika Kasturi

child:
Bilqis Kasturi