ZONE KL

MR. GAN BOON PIN, Design Director

Gan Boon Pin was born and raised in Penang, Malaysia, but has gained most of his architectural and project management experience after moving to Kuala Lumpur. This laid the foundation for his career in the architectural and construction sectors.

He has 30 years experience in the architectural and building construction industry. He has worked as project manager, project architect and design manager for a range of projects ranging form housing schemes, residential towers as well as commercial projects. Following a senior management role, he soon became a director managing the firm’s associated companies and leading a team of designers and technical staff involved in a wide range of projects, including office towers, clubhouses, housing, residential and special projects.

MR. YOON LAI CHONG, Project Director

Yoon Lai Chong has 26 years experience in the architectural and building construction industry. He has also worked as project manager, project architect for a range of projects ranging form housing schemes, residential towers as well as commercial projects.

He has managed projects for clients in China, Papua New Guinea and various states in Malaysia. The range of exposure has given him the ability to look at novel ways to resolve client’s deadline and program requirements.
For the past twelve years, Yoon Lai Chong has been with ZONE and has worked as a Head of Documentation, and has honed his CAD knowledge and skills while coordinating and supervising CAD documentation. At ZONE, he has been conducting in-house technical training on CAD, By-Laws and architectural related programs. Besides that, Yoon is also responsible for setting up the firm’s computer systems and for the implementation and acquisition of software and hardware, and for managing the firm’s network on Windows & Macintosh platforms.

Ar. CHONG CHEE KEONG, Associate Director

Ar. Chong CheeKeonghas more than 12 years of working experience as a project architect; from preparing schematic design, developing design, preparing tender to managing and administering building contract.  He has gained strong analytical skills in problem identification and implementation of effective solutions. Strong balance between great design and practical experience throughout the development process equips him the ability to conceptualize an idea; develop and materialize it in built environment.

Besides, he is well versed in most aspects of housing and commercial development; and building regulation in Malaysia. He strives for continued excellence and advancement, and always presents himself in a professional manner. Among the projects he handled are proposed private medical center for KPJ hospital Sungai Penchala, proposed private medical center for An-nurHospital Kajang, Proposed 3 star hotel at JalanYap AkShak, proposed mixed commercial high-rise development in Bandar BaruBangi, proposed mixed commercial and residential development in Mont’ Kiara, KelanaJaya and Cheras Selangor

AZLI MOHAMMAD BAJURI, Chief Operating Officer

Azli graduated in 1997 from the Sheffield University School of Architecture in the UK. His employment history began formally as a Graduate Architect in GDP Architect and as a Project Director with SDA Architects until he joined this practice in year 2012. He has been involved with various architectural works that covers from master planning, institutional, commercial, residential, and educational facilities.

With currently working as a Design Development Head of Department and 14 years of working experience, he specialises more on the development of architectural detailings based on the design schematics by the Architects, a R&D department where details and specifications are specifically designed, developed and utilised for specific projects. His knowledge in Green Building technologies also contribute significantly to his skills and has proven to be useful in keeping higher quality standards of all the projects by Zone Architect

SANAWI MOHAMAD, Associate Director

Sanawi Mohamad has more than 10 years of working experience as a project architect; from preparing schematic design, developing design, preparing tender to managing and administering building contract.

He has gained strong analytical skills in problem identification and implementation of effective solutions. Strong balance between great design and practical experience throughout the development process equips him with the ability to conceptualize an idea; develop and materialize it in built environment.

Besides, he is well versed in most aspects of housing and commercial development; and building regulation in Malaysia.Amongthe projects he handled are proposed IbuPejabatPendaftaranNegara 2G5 Putrajaya, proposed residential development in Precinct 14 Putrajaya, proposed residential development in Ayer KerohGolf & Country Resort, melaka, proposed 56 units high end semi detached houses in AlamImpianShah Alam, Selangor, proposed 4 storeyservice apartment in Ayer KerohGolf & Country Resort, Melaka, proposed TunjongAlwaqfmixed commercial in TunjongKota Bharu, proposed mixed commercial in Bandar Damansara, Selangor, proposed high cost condominium in Bukit Tunku, Kuala Lumpur, and proposed retirement village in MeruIpoh, Perak.

ZULSHAHREIL AWALDIN, Associate Design Director

Zulshahreil is a Design Architect with strong passion and appreciation for design and detail. With a track record of achievement in synergizing interior notion holistically upon developing his architectural design direction. Experienced in urban planning, hospitality, residential and commercial design projects on Malaysian local ground and internationally.

He completed his Bachelor in Architecture Program in 2004 from MARA University of Technology, Shah Alam. Inception of his professional experience started with a mid-scale design practice in Kuala Lumpur where his first few projects collaborations with CMC DesignworksSdnBhdearned him ‘HonourableMention for Most Commercially Viable Award’ at ‘PAM Furniture Design Competition 2006’.

He continued to spread his experience working with PerundingAlamBinaSdnBhdand Zone Architect SdnBhdback in 2008 before joining Hospitality Leisure Asia SdnBhd(HLA), an international design consultant specializes in Hospitality Design. He then formed CADIA Consultants SdnBhdwith his partner to offer his architectural design expertise for a Resort in WuYiShan, Fujian under China Green (Holdings) Ltd. of China. Upon completing his scope of services, he returned to Zone Architect in early 2013 to extend his blend of design maturity and enthusiasm.