In conjunction with the WORLD ARCHITECTURE DAY 2022, the Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia Sarawak Chapter (PAMSC) organized a bamboo installation and workshop on the 3rd of September 2022. This workshop was jointly supported by Majlis Bandaraya Kuching Selation (MBKS), Sarawak Creative Art and Cultural Association (SCACA) and Free & Easy Chinese Calligraphy Association.
The one-day event was started with lecture on bamboo design construction and design, followed by bamboo crafting workshop at the MBKS Auditorium and Palmeria Park. The event was participated by 110 students across 5 universities and college in Sarawak, namely UNIMAS, Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak, UiTM Samarahan Sarawak Campus, UTS and Kolej Laila Taib from Sibu to construct partially on the bamboo “Moon Pavilion” in conjunction with the Mid-Autumn Festival celebration and World Architecture Day in October.
The bamboo “Moon Pavilion” was designed by IntoDesign Lab and constructed 3 weeks ago by local community from Puncak Borneo using more than 500 pieces of bamboo. The bamboo structure will remain in the park for more than 6 months and serve as a backdrop for variety events such as mini concert, lectures and night movie screenings in the park for the community.