Lego, origami and jigsaw puzzles are our entertainment in life. To Serina Hijjas, they are more than that. They are the inspirations to design buildings with their assembling element. Eventually, Serina had brought the assembling ideas on the building in the previous World Fair.
Serina Hijjas is the Director of Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn Bhd with over 20 years of experience in the field of architectural planning & design. Graduated from Bartlett School of Architecture and University of Sydney with a three year working stint with Foster & Partners, London, she has been active in the area of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable design since her formative years in architectural practice in London.
Serina is also a founding member of the Green Building Index(GBI), acquires the professional membership of Board of Architects (Malaysia), and corporate member of PAM.
One of her latest of projects includes the new Heriott Watt University campus at Putrajaya with an amazing green roof and total landscape footprint of 80%.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx