The Young People’s Lab 2020, jointly organised by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM), Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) and Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM) at the tail end of last year witnessed four speakers from the respectective organisations – namely Ar. Husam Abdulfatah Haron, LAr. Phua Chin Eng, Ar. Lam Shen Fei and TPr Dr. Chee Ping Ngan sharing on “The Impact Of Covid-19 on Design in Malaysia” pertaining to the local design industry.
Ar. Lam Shen Fei of Fei Architect, in sharing his insights into designing during this pandemic shares that the industry must firstly, “fundamentally understand the stages of the pandemic leading to different interventions”.
Secondly, types of Covid-19 transmission must be considered while thirdly, the behavioural design due to the various types of transmission must be analysed.