Hud Bakar is the Managing Director and design principal of RSP Architects Kuala Lumpur. He has over 30 years of experience in designing projects of different scales, with works varying from residential to super high-rise skyscrapers exceeding 100 storeys. He has won many architectural competitions and been conferred with awards from FIABCI, BCI Asia, The Edge and Asia Pacific Architecture Awards.
A familiar figure in the Malaysia architecture scene, he has been a well sought-after speaker in many professional seminars, educational talks, and was a jury for many competitions and graduates’ thesis. His works have been profiled in many local and international publications such as Australian Habitus, Thailand’s Art4D Trend, Indonesian Architecture Magazine, The Edge, Tatler, and Architecture Malaysia.
He is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Architects where he served as a council member, the Board of Architects Malaysia, Interior Designers of Malaysia, and has a Master of Architecture from University of California, Berkeley.
Farid has more than 29 years of experience in architecture and has worked on a variety of projects which includes the design of museums, aeronautical buildings, exhibition centres, mixed-use developments, offices and high-end residences. His commitment and passion for design excellence inspires creativity from the design team. Notable projects which he has led include The St. Regis Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur, Serai Residence, MITEC Kuala Lumpur and KL Sport City.
Dr. Kong Sia Keong joined RSP Singapore in 2002 and was appointed Director of RSP Engineers Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia in 2007. He has over 20 years of experience in the design of structures that meet stringent seismic or wind design requirements. Besides Malaysia, he has undertaken projects in more than 10 overseas locations, including Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Riyadh, Accra, Delhi, Yangon, Mandalay, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City and Singapore.
He obtained his PhD in seismic retrofitting of existing buildings in 2003 from the National University of Singapore.
Ir. Tan Chee Hong started his engineering career as a Design Engineer with VSL Engineers Sdn. Bhd. which is a specialist post-tensioned contractor firm in 1993. In 1996, he joined RSP Architects KL as an in-house structural engineer for the architectural firm. In line with RSP's philosophy of developing a multidisciplinary consultancy practice, he had jointly set up RSP Engineers Sdn. Bhd. - the civil & structural engineering arm of RSP KL in 1998 and was appointed a Director in 2002.
Ir. Tan's engineering experience includes design and construction supervision involving both post-tensioned and RC conventional system in building developments. He is fully conversant with British and Australian Design Codes. He is a Registered Professional Engineer (Civil) in Malaysia and a corporate member of the Institute of Engineers Malaysia. He received a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from University of Newcastle, Australia.