Mission and Vision
The direction of the Department of Architecture (JSB) UKM is, ‘Being an academic institution that is known globally for its distinctive, professional learning center, and generating research and development based on national identity architecture’. Direction of supporting the mission of UKM ‘university that upholding the Malay language and universalize knowledge of local culture’. Although this direction is not able to solve the issue of National Identity in Architecture as a whole, but this is a first step towards cultivating architectural listening to the community and the surrounding built environment.
To achieve this vision, the following strategies have been outlined, namely,
- Community as a major patron of architecture taking into account the community closer together, improve security, reduce the level of emotional disorders and to improve the health of the community in the design produced.
- Application of the accounting aspects of the sustainable elements of climate, energy, material and economic architecture design.
- Preserve, appreciate and apply the architectural heritage in Malaysia in architectural design.
- Awareness of moral and ethical values and belief systems related to Malaysian culture in architectural design.