Ng Keng Khoon

Ng Keng Khoon

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Ng Keng Khoon

Lecturer | School of Architecture and Built Environment

Academic Qualifications

MA (International Architectural Regeneration & Development)
Bachelor of Architecture
Diploma in Architecture

Areas of Interest
Southeast Asian architecture
Urban studies
Resilient urban design
The politics of urban transformation
Professional Bodies

LAM Graduate Architect


  1. The Transformation of Waterfront Landscape, Identity and Imagination: Reflections on Four Coastal Cities in the Straits of Malacca
  2. Rethinking Nation-Building and Spatial Identity: New Village in Malaysia


  1. Ng, K.K (2011) Living with the built vernacular heritage in a modernised city: A lesson from traditional Malay urban village in Malaysia. Proceedings of ICOMOS Thailand International Conference: ‘Asian Urban Heritage’ Phuket; Thailand: 15-17 October 2011.
  2. Ng, K.K. (2017) Book review: Francis E. Hutchinson and Terence Chong: The SIJORI cross‐border region: Transnational politics, economics and culture, ISEAS Publishing, Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 38:430–432.
  3. Ng, K.K & Lim, G. (2017) Beneath the Veneer: The Political Economy of Housing in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor, Trends in Southeast Asia, 12/2017, Singapore: ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute.
  4. Ng, K.K. (2018) Book Review: Serhat Unaldi 2016: Working towards the Monarchy: The politics of space in downtown Bangkok, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 42:4.
  5. Ng, K.K (2019) Prospects and Challenges for Johor Bahru Transformation Plan, Singapore: ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute. (forthcoming book chapter)