ABOUT ME

AR. DR GOH AI TEE

Professional Membership


 

  • Corporate Member, Board of Architect Malaysia (Reg. no. A/G 45), Since 2004
  • Vice President, ICOMOS ISCSBH, Term 2021-2023
  • Member of ICOMOS Malaysia (Ref. No. M0083, and ICOMOS, MYS37431, Since 2019)
  • Board Member, ICOMOS Malaysia, Term 2020-2022

Achievements


2010:
Completed PhD (Arch) in 2 1/2 years
2009:
Faculty SES highly commended poster: “Low Energy Low Rise High Density Courtyard Housing for Urban Area” in University Poster Day 2009, University of Liverpool.
2007:
Gold Medal Winner for ‘Tierra House’ from World Association of Chinese Architect (Involved during tender and construction stages while working in Architron Design Consultant)
2006:
Best Paper: “A Study on the Development of Public Low-Cost Housing in Malaysia” in ASEAN Postgraduate Seminar in Built Environment, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
1999:
Dean’s List – B.Sc. (Arch) programme, University of Malaya

Academic Qualifications


2010:
PhD (Architecture), School of Architecture, University of Liverpook, UK
2007:
MSc (Architecture), University of Malaya, Malaysia
2001:
B (Architecture), University of Malaya, Malaysia
1999:
BSc (Architecture), University of Malaya, Malaysia

Manuscript Review Panelist


2020:
Reviewer for abstracts/ papers submitted to the ICOMOS 2020 Scientific Symposium (Shared Heritage category)
2020:
Icomos Malaysia Member for Kuala Lumpur Structure Plan 2040 Review Group
2019 to present:
Expert reviewer for Building Intelligent International Journal
2011 to present:
Expert reviewer for Housing Studies.

Lecture/ Presentation


2019:
‘The Role of Emerging Professionals on National Committee Boards: the Malaysia and Spanish Examples, ICOMOS National Committees Meeting, 15 Oct 2019, Marrakesh Morocco. The report prepared by Tiong Kian Boon, Goh Ai Tee and Mariana Isa (ICOMOS Malaysia), Alicia Castillo Mena, Mikel Landa Esparza, and Clara Villalba Montaner (ICOMOS Spain)
2015:
‘An Overview of Social Housing Development and Delivery System in Malaysia’ in the Network of East Asia Think Tank (NEAT) Working Group Meeting on Urbanisation: Towards Good Urban Planning: Sustainable Development and Better Quality of Life”, organised by East Asia Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
2011:
‘Courtyard Housing in the UK’ at School of Architecture, University of Manchester, UK

Ar. Dr. Goh Ai Tee has special interest on housing and heritage. She obtained her PhD in year 2010 from University of Liverpool titled ‘Potential of courtyard housing as solution for creating family housing in urban area in the UK’. While, her MSc research study in year 2007 focusing on if high rise low-cost flats solution for creating urban housing of no so well-do-to in Malaysia. Upon returning to Malaysia, in year 2011 she set up an architectural consultancy practice, A T GOH ARCHITECT, and works on various type of projects including housing maintenance and management projects with aim to develop better understanding of inherit housing issues in Malaysia. Since year 2019, she has starting to put the knowledge gain from her research into the drawing board, and develop various range of experimental low-rise high density housing to test out the density, design, size, and spatial quality –aiming to create a high-density low-rise affordable urban family housing for Malaysia. The quality of space, inner environment and spatial arrangement in court type buildings in Malaysia has led to her research on the Chinese Shop House typology, Oldest Chinese Temple in Johor in year 1997 and Blue Mansion in Penang in year 2000. During her PhD study, she involved in community led heritage conservation project in Fez, Morocco in year 2009 under RMSU Euromed Heritage IV Programme, and assisting in AHRC project to create 3-Dimensional modeling for selected historical public bath in MENA cities. After returning to Malaysia, between year 2011 and 2013, she also works as joint venture partner with Dar Saleh Engineering Consultancy in Saudi Arabia on four Heritage Village Rehabilitation Projects in Saudi Arabia. During the same year, she also involve in various community building workshops in Penang organized by Asian Coalition for Housing Right, Think City Sdn Bhd, Penang Heritage Trust, George Town World Heritage Incorporated, and Arts-ED. The working on these projects provides greater understanding on the planning and design of traditional courtyard house developed in different cold climate, hot arid and hot humid regions. In year 2015, to specialize on one of her interest – ‘heritage’, Ar Dr Goh attended the workshop on safeguarding Outstanding Universal Values in Penang in year 2015, and subsequently joining ICOMOS Malaysia on the same year. Since then, she has been an active member of ICOMOS ISC Shared Built Heritage (SBH), participating study tours in Japan, West Bengal India, Estonia, Finland, Russia between 2015 and 2018, and in year 2019, she co-organizing a study tours with ICOMOS ISC SBH in (Marrakesh, Essaouira, Safi, El Jadida, Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier and Tetouan) Morocco. In year 2020, she sits in as one of the Reviewer for abstracts/ papers submitted to the ICOMOS 2020 Scientific Symposium (Shared Heritage category). She is also on the KLSP2020-2040 Review group, apart from being an ICOMOS Malaysia EP member – initiating the proposed Heritage School Rehabilitation Program. Recently elected as Board Member, ICOMOS Malaysia, 2020-2022.

Research Project


2010:
Ai Tee GOH and Magda SIBLEY, University of Liverpool. Project number 30109, supported by CeLSIUS.CeLSIUS is funded by the ESRC Census Programme to provide free advice, information and support to UK based academicswho wish to use the ONS Longitudinal Study. The research forms part of a PhD study the High Density Low Rise Sustainable Courtyard Housing for Urban Area.

Teaching Experiences


2012:
Part Time Studio Master, BAEB 2275: Architectural Design Studio III, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2011:
Studio Master, BAES 5276: Design Thesis II, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2011:
Course Coordinator, BAES 4183: Advanced Topical Study, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2010:
Studio Master, BAES 5275: Design Thesis I, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2010:
Course Coordinator, BAEA 3216: History III, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2010:
Lecturer, BAEA 2227: Architectural Structure II, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2009:
Tutor for Module ARCH 414: Sustainable Environmental Design, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, UK
2002:
Tutor, BSES 1125, Building Structure I, Department of Building Surveyor, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Contribution to Society


2020:
Initiator for Heritage School Rehabilitation Program in Malaysia under ICOMOS Malaysia EP Program
2019:
EPWG representative for ICOMOS Malaysia for the ICOMOS National Committee meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, 14-16 Oct 2019
2019:
Member, Heritage Review Group for Kuala Lumpur City Plan 2020: Towards A World Class City
2015/2016:
Chairman Engineering Sub-Committee at Riana Green Joint Management Body (RGJMB)
2014/2015:
Chairman Engineering Sub-Committee at Riana Green Joint Management Body (RGJMB).
2013/2014:
Committee Member at Riana Green Joint Management Body (RGJMB).
2012/2013:
Committee Member at Riana Green Joint Management Body (RGJMB).
2011/2012:
Committee Member at Riana Green Joint Management Body (RGJMB).

Design Studio Crit Panelist


2014:
Year 2, Studio 03, Department of Architecture & Sustainable Design, UTAR, Malaysia
2013:
Year 3, Design Studio, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2013:
Year 2, Design Studio, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2013:
External Review Panelist/ Examiner for the Final Design Review, Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Architecture), Taylors University, Lakeside Campus, Malaysia
2013:
External Review panelist/ Examiner for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Architecture), Taylors University, Lakeside Campus, Malaysia
2013:
External Panellist, Curriculum Review for Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2013:
Year 5, Design Thesis II, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2012:
Year 5, Design Thesis II, Department of Architecture, University of Malaya, Malaysia
2008:
Module ARBE 201: Studio 2.1 Design, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, UK
2007:
Year 4 Advanced Architectural Design II, Final Presentation on the Affordable Housing, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya

Mentorship Program


2020:
Mentor for MEAP26108: Architecture Design Thesis 1, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
2019:
Mentor for MEAP26108: Architecture Design Thesis 1, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman
2018:
Mentor for BAGS6205: Architectural Design Thesis 2 (Semester 2) University of Malaya
2017:
Mentor for BAGS6204: Architectural Design Thesis 1 (Semester 1) University of Malaya