David Teh has been awarded the PAM Gold Medal 2022 at the PAM Awards and Annual Dinner 2022 on 18 June 2022. He’ll deliver the 2022 Address in Kuala Lumpur on 21 September 2022.
The PAM Gold Medal is the highest honour bestowed by the Malaysian Institute of Architects / Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia (PAM).
David Teh was awarded the medal for his significant contribution to the advancement of architecture in Malaysia.
This accolade is an acknowledgement and recognition amongst peers for architectural design excellence achieved through a body of works in architecture spanning a period of over four decades.
David Teh has been a long-serving Councillor of the International Chapter, first joining the Chapter in 2012 and finishing in 2021.
For many years the Chapter has benefitted from having a representative Councillor from Malaysia, which has long been a base for a large proportion of our international members. David is an eminent architect in the Malaysian architectural scene as well as in our Institute.
He received his qualifications from Melbourne University in 1972, and is a Director of his own practice, Pakatan Reka Architects in Kuala Lumpur.
David has written extensively on the history of the profession in Malaysia and has been the creative Director for the annual PAM conference, including being a Co-Convenor for the joint RAIA-Pam Conference in Perth and Kuala Lumpur in 1990.
David’s great knowledge and wisdom have been of enormous benefit to the Chapter over the years, particularly in the forging of meaningful relations between the Malaysian Institute and our own.