International Joint Workshop on Buildings, Cities and Regions 2021, organized by the Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying (FSPU), Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam with the Department of Global and Regional Studies (RDS), Toyo University, Japan. The online workshop was held via Cisco Webex platform on the 21st January 2021 with the theme of “Urban History x Revitalization”. The speakers are Prof. TPr. Dr. Jamalunlaili Abdullah and Sr. Dr. Robiah Abdul Rashid from FSPU, hence Prof. Dr. Yoshito Yamazaki and Assoc. Prof. Norihisa Shima from RDS. The titles of informative and interesting lectures delivered in the workshop are “Planning History of Tokyo” by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norihisa Shima; “Planning History of Kuala Lumpur” by Prof. TPr. Dr. Jamalunlaili Abdullah; “Renovating AKIYA for Local Community Revitalization” by Prof. Dr. Yoshito Yamazaki; and “Greater Kuala Lumpur: A Revitalization of Heritage Quarters” by Sr. Dr. Robiah Abdul Rashid.
There are overwhelming participations from local and international staffs and students with the total of 186. This joint workshop will be continued with more lectures and student-led projects organized by FSPU, UiTM and RDS, Toyo University in the next semester, in order to strengthen the collaboration between the two universities.