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About ZONE Architect

THE ZONE ZONE Architect is an international architecture and design consultancy firm that has been established for 23 years. Our head office is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with a full branch office in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sydney, Yangon and Ho Chi Minh. We have successfully delivered projects worth more than RM3 billion and have undertaken projects in Australia, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Currently our office in Abu Dhabi has been engaged to carry out projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman as well as in the Sultanate of Oman. ZONE is headed by the Principal and Associate Directors, who have wide ranging local and international experience. The founding directors are from diverse international background and enables the firm to adopt best practices from a global perspective. The key directors of the firm are: • Mr. Jeffery Cheah, Principal and Managing Director • Mr Gan Boon Pin, Design Director • Mr. Yoon Lai Chong, Project Director The directors are supported at the mid-level management by a group of dedicated and qualified engineers whom are specialist in their area of expertise. The Management team have been tasked with different roles and responsibilities for design, management, construction, contracts and marketing. It is this complementary supporting role that gives us the framework to deliver to our clients a high quality level professional service. We have successfully designed and delivered projects for a diverse range of clients including public listed firms, private corporations, government agencies and individual personalities. The category of projects covers a broad range of building types in the following areas: • Urban Planning • Commercial Buildings • Hotels and Resorts • Industrial Buildings • Institutional Facilities • Residential Developments • Interior Design • Public Institutional Buildings Our project team is made up of over 35 personnel, are rigorously selected and trained to perform at peak level. We ensure the team members are part of a continuous training and development program to keep up with the latest building techniques. PHILOSOPHY We would like to create long term assets for our client and users through creative planning and efficient designs. We are committed to the pursuit of quality planning and innovative design with the creative use of modern building technologies, Green Building systems and innovative use of materials. This combination will give a project both economic viability and long-term sustainability ZONE applies these fundamental guiding principles and into every project that we undertake. Our designs are functional, expressive and contemporary insofar as the project brief dictates. With the recent emphasis on the environment and sustainable development, ZONE has commenced a training program to upgrade all project team membersʼ knowledge on the latest energy efficient materials, green construction techniques, sustainable architecture, recycling technologies as well as sponsoring team members to obtain LEED certification. THE PRINCIPAL AR. JEFFERY CHEAH, Principal and Managing Director B. Sc. (Merit) B. Arch. (Hons.) Uni. of Newcastle MBA (SCU), APAM, IPDM, P. Arch Jeffery Cheah studied architecture in Australia, and have had the opportunity to work in the office of reputable architectural practices from 1987 to 1991 before returning to Malaysia. Soon after having worked two years for Veritas Architect in Kuala Lumpur, Jeffery Cheah founded Zone Architect in April 1993 and was incorporated and registered with the Board of Architects of Malaysia. ZONE initially undertook projects in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Johor, Pahang, Perak, Seremban and Penang. In the year 2002, ZONE undertook its first overseas project in China with a local Malaysian developer. Since the initial overseas project, ZONE has had the opportunity to carry out design work in multiple countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The Abu Dhabi and Dubai office branch was established in 2007, to tap into the Middle East market. During that period, Jeffery Cheah was instrumental is getting the branch office fully set-up and market for work in the region. The Abu Dhabi office managed to secure a substantial volume of work which contributed to the firms growth. With 20 years experience as an architect, he has wide exposure handling hands on projects from housing schemes, high rise towers, specialist manufacturing plants, master planning, Interior design and hotel resorts. His experience in handling projects and clients from the Asia-Pacific region as well as the middle east, he brings to the design process a breadth of design which can be tailored to the requirements of the site and client. His passion has always laid with the integrating IT usage and the architectural profession. Towards that end he has been involved with numerous task force and projects that allowed local authorities to be ready to accept electronic e-Submissions. OUR VISION To be visionary planners, architects and engineers – forerunner of modern design and development OUR MISSION To provide sustainable building solution and deliver beyond expectation.

THE ZONE ZONE Architect is an international architecture and design consultancy firm that has been established for 23 years. Our head office is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with a full branch office in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sydney, Yangon and Ho Chi Minh. We have successfully delivered projects worth more than RM3 billion and have undertaken projects in Australia, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Currently our office in Abu Dhabi has been engaged to carry out projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman as well as in the Sultanate of Oman. ZONE is headed by the Principal and Associate Directors, who have wide ranging local and international experience. The founding directors are from diverse international background and enables the firm to adopt best practices from a global perspective. The key directors of the firm are: • Mr. Jeffery Cheah, Principal and Managing Director • Mr Gan Boon Pin, Design Director • Mr. Yoon Lai Chong, Project Director The directors are supported at the mid-level management by a group of dedicated and qualified engineers whom are specialist in their area of expertise. The Management team have been tasked with different roles and responsibilities for design, management, construction, contracts and marketing. It is this complementary supporting role that gives us the framework to deliver to our clients a high quality level professional service. We have successfully designed and delivered projects for a diverse range of clients including public listed firms, private corporations, government agencies and individual personalities. The category of projects covers a broad range of building types in the following areas: • Urban Planning • Commercial Buildings • Hotels and Resorts • Industrial Buildings • Institutional Facilities • Residential Developments • Interior Design • Public Institutional Buildings Our project team is made up of over 35 personnel, are rigorously selected and trained to perform at peak level. We ensure the team members are part of a continuous training and development program to keep up with the latest building techniques. PHILOSOPHY We would like to create long term assets for our client and users through creative planning and efficient designs. We are committed to the pursuit of quality planning and innovative design with the creative use of modern building technologies, Green Building systems and innovative use of materials. This combination will give a project both economic viability and long-term sustainability ZONE applies these fundamental guiding principles and into every project that we undertake. Our designs are functional, expressive and contemporary insofar as the project brief dictates. With the recent emphasis on the environment and sustainable development, ZONE has commenced a training program to upgrade all project team membersʼ knowledge on the latest energy efficient materials, green construction techniques, sustainable architecture, recycling technologies as well as sponsoring team members to obtain LEED certification. THE PRINCIPAL AR. JEFFERY CHEAH, Principal and Managing Director B. Sc. (Merit) B. Arch. (Hons.) Uni. of Newcastle MBA (SCU), APAM, IPDM, P. Arch Jeffery Cheah studied architecture in Australia, and have had the opportunity to work in the office of reputable architectural practices from 1987 to 1991 before returning to Malaysia. Soon after having worked two years for Veritas Architect in Kuala Lumpur, Jeffery Cheah founded Zone Architect in April 1993 and was incorporated and registered with the Board of Architects of Malaysia. ZONE initially undertook projects in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Johor, Pahang, Perak, Seremban and Penang. In the year 2002, ZONE undertook its first overseas project in China with a local Malaysian developer. Since the initial overseas project, ZONE has had the opportunity to carry out design work in multiple countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The Abu Dhabi and Dubai office branch was established in 2007, to tap into the Middle East market. During that period, Jeffery Cheah was instrumental is getting the branch office fully set-up and market for work in the region. The Abu Dhabi office managed to secure a substantial volume of work which contributed to the firms growth. With 20 years experience as an architect, he has wide exposure handling hands on projects from housing schemes, high rise towers, specialist manufacturing plants, master planning, Interior design and hotel resorts. His experience in handling projects and clients from the Asia-Pacific region as well as the middle east, he brings to the design process a breadth of design which can be tailored to the requirements of the site and client. His passion has always laid with the integrating IT usage and the architectural profession. Towards that end he has been involved with numerous task force and projects that allowed local authorities to be ready to accept electronic e-Submissions. OUR VISION To be visionary planners, architects and engineers – forerunner of modern design and development OUR MISSION To provide sustainable building solution and deliver beyond expectation.

THE ZONE

ZONE Architect is an international architecture and design consultancy firm that has been established for 23 years. Our head office is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with a full branch office in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Sydney, Yangon and Ho Chi Minh.

We have successfully delivered projects worth more than RM3 billion and have undertaken projects in Australia, China, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Currently our office in Abu Dhabi has been engaged to carry out projects in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman as well as in the Sultanate of Oman.

ZONE is headed by the Principal and Associate Directors, who have wide ranging local and international experience. The founding directors are from diverse international background and enables the firm to adopt best practices from a global perspective. The key directors of the firm are:

• Mr. Jeffery Cheah, Principal and Managing Director
• Mr Gan Boon Pin, Design Director
• Mr. Yoon Lai Chong, Project Director

The directors are supported at the mid-level management by a group of dedicated and qualified engineers whom are specialist in their area of expertise.

The Management team have been tasked with different roles and responsibilities for design, management, construction, contracts and marketing. It is this complementary supporting role that gives us the framework to deliver to our clients a high quality level professional service. We have successfully designed and delivered projects for a diverse range of clients including public listed firms, private corporations, government agencies and individual personalities. The category of projects covers a broad range of building types in the following areas:

• Urban Planning
• Commercial Buildings
• Hotels and Resorts
• Industrial Buildings
• Institutional Facilities
• Residential Developments
• Interior Design
• Public Institutional Buildings

Our project team is made up of over 35 personnel, are rigorously selected and trained to perform at peak level. We ensure the team members are part of a continuous training and development program to keep up with the latest building techniques.

PHILOSOPHY

We would like to create long term assets for our client and users through creative planning and efficient designs. We are committed to the pursuit of quality planning and innovative design with the creative use of modern building technologies, Green Building systems and innovative use of materials. This combination will give a project both economic viability and long-term sustainability

ZONE applies these fundamental guiding principles and into every project that we undertake. Our designs are functional, expressive and contemporary insofar as the project brief dictates.

With the recent emphasis on the environment and sustainable development, ZONE has commenced a training program to upgrade all project team membersʼ knowledge on the latest energy efficient materials, green construction techniques, sustainable architecture, recycling technologies as well as sponsoring team members to obtain LEED certification.

THE PRINCIPAL

AR. JEFFERY CHEAH, Principal and Managing Director
B. Sc. (Merit)
B. Arch. (Hons.) Uni. of Newcastle
MBA (SCU),
APAM, IPDM, P. Arch

Jeffery Cheah studied architecture in Australia, and have had the opportunity to work in the office of reputable architectural practices from 1987 to 1991 before returning to Malaysia. Soon after having worked two years for Veritas Architect in Kuala Lumpur, Jeffery Cheah founded Zone Architect in April 1993 and was incorporated and registered with the Board of Architects of Malaysia.

ZONE initially undertook projects in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Johor, Pahang, Perak, Seremban and Penang. In the year 2002, ZONE undertook its first overseas project in China with a local Malaysian developer. Since the initial overseas project, ZONE has had the opportunity to carry out design work in multiple countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Abu Dhabi and Dubai office branch was established in 2007, to tap into the Middle East market. During that period, Jeffery Cheah was instrumental is getting the branch office fully set-up and market for work in the region. The Abu Dhabi office managed to secure a substantial volume of work which contributed to the firms growth. With 20 years experience as an architect, he has wide exposure handling hands on projects from housing schemes, high rise towers, specialist manufacturing plants, master planning, Interior design and hotel resorts. His experience in handling projects and clients from the Asia-Pacific region as well as the middle east, he brings to the design process a breadth of design which can be tailored to the requirements of the site and client.

His passion has always laid with the integrating IT usage and the architectural profession. Towards that end he has been involved with numerous task force and projects that allowed local authorities to be ready to accept electronic e-Submissions.

OUR VISION

To be visionary planners, architects and engineers – forerunner of modern design and development

OUR MISSION

To provide sustainable building solution and deliver beyond expectation.

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