Universiti Malaya and Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) is hosting a Le Corbusier exhibition in Dewan Tunku Canselor from 11 June till 3 July 2022. The exhibition was inaugurated by HRH Datin Paduka Setia Tengku Zatashah binti Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, President of Alliance Francaise Kuala Lumpur.
Open to the public from Saturday, 11 June through Sunday, 3 July 2022 at Dewan Tunku Canselor (DTC), Universiti Malaya (UM), LC121 Uncovering The Hand: A Journey Through Le Corbusier’s Forms is curated by Ar. Rene Tan of RT+Q Architects. The exhibition is hosted by the Faculty of Built Environment (FAB) and Faculty of Creative Arts (FSK), Universiti Malaya together with Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM), supported by Foundation Le Corbusier and Alliance Francaise Singapore. The 120+ models of the works of Le Corbusier (1887-1965) exhibited here are from the private collection of RT+Q Architects, Singapore.
The aim is to acquaint the young students with the design ideas of the modernist icon and arguably the most versatile architect of the 20th century whose architectural works are so highly influential that UNESCO selected 17 sites across seven countries for listing as World Heritage for their outstanding contribution to the Modern Movement.
The exhibition presents 121 models of Le Corbusier’s works from RT+Q Architect’s private collection. The physical models are the work of interns at RT+Q. Through the years, it has been a tradition for interns that comes through the office to spend time building a model of a Le Corbusier work. The aim is to acquaint the young students with the design ideas of the modernist icon and arguably the most versatile architect of the 20th century whose architectural works are so highly influential that UNESCO selected 17 sites across seven countries for listing as World Heritage for their outstanding contribution to the Modern Movement.
The exhibition began at the Alliance Francaise Singapore in October 2021, as part of Singapore Archifest, and has since travelled to the National University Singapore (NUS), Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and National Design Centre (NDC) Singapore.
Adding on to the exhibition are programs such as self-organized visits, guided tours, and lectures by curator Ar Rene Tan together with Dr Simon Soon, as well as a talk by Ar Yvonne Leong.
Saturday, 25th June 2022
Talk by curator, Ar Rene Tan and Dr Simon Soon
Sunday, 3rd July 2022
Talk and guided tour by Ar Yvonne Leong
Dates and Opening Times
Dewan Tunku Canselor (DTC), Universiti Malaya
11 June - 3 July 2022
Open daily to the public from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.
(Closed on 16 – 18 June 2022)
Parking is available for visitors and is located next to the DTC.
In line with the hygienic-sanitary protocols for indoor activities, it is required that visitors come wearing masks at all times, and keep a safe distance from other visitors.
Dr Linda Shafarina Hassan 016 209 7505
Ar Dr Helena Aman Hashim 019 332 7504