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Assistant Professor Teoh Chee Keong

Deputy Dean | School of Architecture and Built Environment

Academic Qualifications

MArch, CYCU, Taiwan (2005) 
BArch, CYCU, Taiwan (1999) 

Areas of Interest
Architecture and Pedagogy (Community Architecture & Design Pedagogy )
Cultural Studies ( Heritage Conservation & Urban Studies and Design )
Problem-Based Learning

  1. 2013, Kuala Lumpur Chan She Shu Yuan Dilapidation Survey
  2. 2011, Taiping Shuk Tak Clan Association Ancestral Hall Dilapidation Survey 
  3. 2005, Master Thesis: Urban Development of Kuala Lumpur under British rule


  • Evaluation of Activities, Spaces and Architectural Elements in Houses of Worship that encourage Social Inclusivity across faiths for Nation Building in Malaysia: Mosques and Churches in Kuala Lumpur (2020-2021) 




  1. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Youth Participation Collaborative Design & Strategic Partnership in Heritage Conservation’, ANIH Issue 5, Dec 2020 

  2. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Waller Court- Housing schemes for the ‘enlightened city’’, Arkitek Malaysia, 2019, KL 

  3. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Sungai Buloh Story Gallery’, LLG Culture, 2018, KL 

  4. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Architecture & Politics’ Malaysiakini, 2017, KL 

  5. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Tropical Modernism’, Malaysiakini, 2017, KL 

  6. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Post Merdekaism’, Malaysiakini, 2017, KL 

  7. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘Multiculturalism Architecture in Malaysia’, Taiwan Architecture, 2017, Taipei 

  8. Teoh Chee Keong, 2020-todate, Note on Rural and Urban, (Bi-weekly column, Sunday Edition), Kuala Lumpur: SinChew Daily 

  9. Teoh Chee Keong, 2010-2013, Strolling along the five-foot way (Bi-weekly column, Sunday Edition), Kuala Lumpur: SinChew Daily 

  10. Teoh Chee Keong, 2006-2008, Sound of the streets. (Bi-weekly column, Sunday Edition), Kuala Lumpur: SinChew Daily. 

  11. Teoh Chee Keong, An overview of Cultural Conservation in Malaysia, 馬來西亞文化遺產保存概況, 2014, C+A, NCKU Tainan 

  12. Teoh Chee Keong, Third World Aesthetic: A New Approach to Regional Compatibility. Architecture for People, East Asia Society, 2014, Taipei 

  13. Teoh Chee Keong, ‘A brief Architectural History of Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall’, 2014 

  14. Ser Wue Hiong, Teoh Chee Keong and Tang Ah Chai (Eds.) 2012, Moving mountains : a pictorial history of the Chinese in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur (Vol 1-3). Kuala Lumpur: Centre for Malaysian Chinese Studies. 

  15. Teoh Chee Keong, 2012, The Disappearing Kuala Lumpur. Kuala Lumpur: Mentor Publishing 

  16. Teoh, Chee Keong, 2007, Kuala Lumpur Under British Rule. Kuala Lumpur: Mentor Publishing 

  17. Huang Chun-Ming, 2005, The Revival of the Taipei Guest House.  (Teoh Chee Keong, Trans. 2005).  Taipei: President Office of R.O.C. 


  • 2020 Taoyuan, University Social Responisibility 

  • 2020 TaiChung, Asian Network of Industrial Heritage, Youth Participation Collaborative Design & Strategic Partnership in Heritage Conservation’. 

  • 2020 Chennai, Saveetha Institute of Design and Architecture, Pedagogy and Community Engagement in Architecture Education 

  • 2020 Kajang, DongZong, Community Engagement in Education 

  • 2019 Taipei, Architectural Education Forum, Re-envioning new village.  

  • 2019 Kampar, Tin Mining Festival, Kinta Tin Mining Heritage 

  • 2019 Putrajaya KPKT Conference, Livable and Sustainable Future Development: New Village Vision 

  • 2019 Kuching, PAMSC, Preservation by Collaborative Design 

  • 2018 Bangkok, ASA, Architecture Education and Cultural Conservation in Malaysia 

  • 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malayan Consciousness and Recognition 

  • 2015 Kuala Lumpur, Tedx Petaling Street, Public Space 

  • 2014 Taipei, Asian Route of Industrial Heritage:  The cultural landscape of Kinta Tin Mining district. 

  • 2014 Taipei, Architecture for people: Third world Aesthetic 

Awards and Recognitions

2015 QS Stars Award Reimaging Eduation - Shortlisted