A briefing session for the PAM+MRT Corp RTS Link Station Façade Design Ideas Competition was held on 14 December 2020 at the Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) Office in Kuala Lumpur.
The session was organised to provide the opportunity for participants to ask PAM and Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) – the competition organiser and promoter respectively – any questions regarding the competition.
PAM was represented by Ar Ang Chee Cheong, who is the Competition Convenor while MRT Corp, as the Malaysian Civil Infrastructure Company of the Rapid Transit System Link (RTS Link) Project Between Johor Bahru and Singapore, through its subsidiary, Malaysia Rapid Transit System Sdn Bhd (MRTS), had RTS Link Project Director, Ir Zulkifli Mohamed in attendance.
Ir Zulkfili shared information about the Project and was joined by AECOM Senior Vice President, Ir Poh Seng Tiok and SA Architects Sdn Bhd Director, Mr Richard Sau. They answered queries about the technical aspects of the Station and the proposed façade design.
The session was conducted virtually with the participants joining the session via video conferencing.
Registration for the competition has now closed with over 120 participants registering. They now have until 25 January 2021 to submit their entries.
The first prize winner will receive RM250,000.00 while the second and third prize winners will get RM65,000.00 and RM35,000.00 respectively. Honorary mentions will also be awarded up to three participants for the amount of RM10,000.00 each.