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Architect , conservationist

Jimmy Cheok Siang Lim, Malaysian architect, conservationist. Recipient National award of Malaysia Commonwealth Association Architect, 1985, Robert Matthew award, 1989, award and recognition Malaysian Timber Industry Board, 1988, The Norway award Outstanding Contribution to Quality, 1991, Alumni award University New S. Wales, Australia, 1993; nominee Carlsberg Architectural prize, Copenhagen, 1992. Member various turf clubs and society clubs.


Lim, Jimmy Cheok Siang was born on June 30, 1944 in Penang, Malaysian. Son of Peng Hong L. and Quek Yew Neo.


Bachelor of Architecture, University New S. Wales, Australia.


With various architectural firms, Australia, 1964-1968; senior archaeology, Project Architecture Sdn, 1974-1978; private practice, Computer Science Laboratory Association, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., since 1978. Served in various offices county Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia, 1972-1990, secretary (honorary), 1985-1987, vice president, 1989-1991, president since 1991, advisory to various Malaysian government agys., 1983-1990, representative Joint Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia/SIA county ARCASIA. Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Quek House, Kuala Lumpur, (Aga Khan award nominee 1983), American Society for Public Administration Mosques, Pahang Darul Makmur, Malaysia, (Aga Khan award nominee 1992), Walian lian House, Kuala Lumpur, (Aga Khan award nominee 1992, re-nominated in 1995), Impiana Hotel, Cherating, Kuantan, Malaysia, (Aga Khan award nominee 1995), Salinger's House, Bangi, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur (Aga Khan award nominee 1995). Exhibition includes Third Belgrade Triennial of World Architect 50 Outstanding Architects of the World, 1991.


Member various turf clubs and society clubs.


Married Siew Chin Cheah. Children: Wei-Ling, Cho-Wei.

Peng Hong L.

Quek Yew Neo

Siew Chin Cheah

Cho-Wei Lim

Wei-Ling Lim