May 2013 Archives


PAM Award 2013 collaboration - May 2013

May 17, 2013

At the recent annual Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia Awards (PAM – Institute of Architects in Malaysia) a collaboration between AusHeritage and the local Penang team, arkitek urbanisma sdn bhd, were awarded second place (Silver) for Excellence in Architecture, in Category 7 – Conservation, for the restoration of the copper dome, roof and associated works at Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang.

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A contemporary guide to cultural mapping- An ASEAN-Australia perspective - 6 May, 2013

May 06, 2013

ASEAN Cultural Mapping handbook launched in Canberra

A major ASEAN guide book on cultural mapping, co-authored by Australian heritage experts Mr. Ian Cook and Professor Ken Taylor was launched by the Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter Varghese AO, in Canberra May 6, 2013. The first copy was presented to the Ambassador for Philippines H.E. Belen F. Anota in in the presence of the authors, the Deputy Vice Chancellor – Academic, The Australian National University, Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Assistant Secretary-General, the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community, H.E. Alicia Bala, Chairman of AusHeritage Mr. Vinod Daniel and Ambassadors and High Commissioners of Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. High level representation was also present from Laos, Thailand, Timor-Leste and China.

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