An Afternoon with Professor Dr. Ar. Jimmy C.S. Lim

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Organized by Badan Warisan Malaysia in collaboration with Think City Institute.

Live Webinar Details

Date: Saturday, 26 June 2021
Time: 4:00 PM (Kuala Lumpur, GMT+8)
Moderator: Datuk Christopher Boyd D.P.S.M.
Free Admission


Jimmy C.S. Lim reflects on the early days of Badan Warisan Malaysia and discusses issues on built heritage then and now.


Jimmy Lim Cheok Siang is a Founder Member and First Vice President of Badan Warisan Malaysia (The Heritage of Malaysia Trust), A past-President of Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM) (Malaysian Institute of Architects), past-President of Friends of Heritage, Founding Member and Executive Council Member of World Association of Chinese Architects (WACA), and Past Convenor of Architects’ Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) Fellowship.

Jimmy was educated at University of New South Wales, Australia. His work is renowned and recognised for its uncompromising and unconventional sustainable equatorial tropical architecture, which is renewable; that explores and celebrates “the Rites of the Tropics”, typified by “architecture without walls”, the delineation of floors, exploding of walls, multi-layered roofs for natural ventilation of energy efficiency.

Jimmy’s multiple awards include the PAM Gold Medal Award and the coveted Aga Khan Award for Architectural Excellence. He lectures extensively at conferences, seminars and teaches at various Colleges and Universities around the world.


Christopher Boyd recently retired from Savills Malaysia, an international firm of professional property consultants, where he was Executive Chairman since 2001. He is a registered valuer in Malaysia with over 42 years’ property experience in the country and a further 12 years’ in the UK, Australia and Singapore. Datuk Boyd is a British citizen with Malaysian Permanent Residence.

Datuk Boyd’s professional career in Malaysia started in 1974 as a partner in Jones Lang Wootton, international property consultants. He went on to become Managing Partner of Knight Frank Baillieu Malaysia and joined Regroup (formerly CBRE and now Savills) after 6 years as Managing Director of a listed development company.

Datuk Boyd is a Life Member of Badan Warisan Malaysia and was the Honorary Treasurer from 1997 to 2014. He is a Deputy Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Malaysian Nature Society, Chairman of the Hash Heritage Foundation and Trustee (Treasurer) of the Aged European Fund

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