Nurul Hamiruddin Salleh

Nurul Hamiruddin Salleh
International Islamic University Malaysia | iium · Department of Architecture (ARCH)

PhD. in Architecture (Building Conservation) USM

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Education
August 2006 - December 2010
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Field of study
  • Building Conservation
September 2001 - November 2002
The University of York
Field of study
  • Conservation Studies (Historic Buildings & Places)
September 1997 - September 1999
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Field of study
  • Architecture

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Publications (14)
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Malaysia has a significant amount of heritage timber buildings located in every part of the country. The buildings symbolised the origin of the country’s vernacular architectural style as well as the historical representation of the local community culture and its surrounding context. However, due to the combustible nature of timber, these heritage...
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From a linguistic perspective, the word Masjid is an Arabic word referring to a place of prostration. Its root is derived from sa-jada, which means prostration. Prostration is a part of the prayer for Muslims in which a person's forehead touches the ground. It is a pose that symbolizes complete submission of a believer to Allah. The english word fo...
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Rumah Kutai in Perak is amongst the oldest surviving traditional Malay house and is gradually disappearing from the indigenous cultural landscape of Malaysia. The subject of the research is construction techniques of the traditional Malay houses which is emphasized on the indigenous house of Perak, Rumah Kutai. This research, basically exploring on...
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Rumah Kutai in Perak is amongst the oldest surviving traditional Malay house and is gradually disappearing from the indigenous cultural landscape of Malaysia. Therefore, it is crucial to preserve such precious Malay heritage especially on the unique construction methods for the next generation references. The subject of the research is construction...
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In Malaysia, from 2001 to 2015 at least three museums have been involved in fires that destroyed the buildings and its contents. This is due to many factors such as insufficient fire safety systems, poor maintenance, and lack of fire safety awareness. In fact, the relevant authorities have also failed to provide sufficient guidance and good strateg...
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This paper is part of ongoing research to explore the unique intangible cultural heritage (ICH) and practices of the Cocos Malays in Tawau, Sabah. As an emigrated community that came from Cocos (Keeling) Island to settle down in North Borneo (Sabah), Cocos Malays originated from various ethnicities, mostly of Malay origin with Islamic practices. In...
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This study aims to explore the unrevealed history of Istana Jahar, Kota Bharu, Malaysia, which has gone through numerous changes in terms of functions due to several reasons that give the impacts to its architecture. However, the discontinued historical narrative failed to provide reasons of these changes. This research will set and argue that cert...
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Malaysia is one of the fortunate countries that has many heritage buildings which are of immense architectural and historical values. Statistically, based on the heritage buildings inventory study undertaken by the National Museum in 1992, it is found that there are more than 35,000 pre-war buildings (pre-1945) in the 265 surveyed towns throughout...
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A record of a historic building is an essential aid in the planning and implementation of conservation projects. A comprehensive record enables better conservation works to be conducted into historical buildings. This chapter discusses the scope and levels of recording, and the methods of recording with its advantages and disadvantages. In practice...
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Fire does not respect age or the importance of historical buildings as fire routinely destroys irreplaceable heritage buildings. An historic structure or authentic fabric lost to fire is irreplaceable and yet a series of major international heritage fire losses have occurred. This chapter reviews the literature on fire safety in heritage buildings...
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In Malaysia, there are many heritage buildings with an architectural and historical significance that influenced by several architecture styles including a traditional Malay architecture, the Portuguese architecture, the Dutch architecture, and the architecture styles brought by British (e.g. Moorish, Tudor, Neo-Classical and Neo-Gothic). Most of t...

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