36,000 visitors expected at Architecture Fair

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Some 550 exhibitors, 36,000 visitors and RM1mil in sales are expected at the 18th International Architecture, Interior Design and Building Exhibition (Archidex), which opens in Kuala Lumpur today.

And eight visitors to the trade fair will get a chance to take home a Tag Heuer watch each.

Held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre until July 22, the four-day exhibition brings together architects, interior designers, property developers and building industry players from 14 countries, including Austria, China, Singapore and South Korea.

C.I.S Network Sdn Bhd president Datuk Vincent Lim said transactions this year was expected to rise to over RM1mil.

“We also hope to see a 5% increase in terms of visitors compare with last year’s number of close to 34,300,” he said.

Among the highlights is the inaugural Architalent, an architecture student competition in search of talented and inspiring personalities from the schools of architecture in Malaysia.

Themed ‘Social Architecture’, the competition invites participating teams to generate thoughtful and provocative ideas for densely populated cities like Kuala Lumpur.

(Source: www.thestar.com)

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