ABOUT US

CY Chan Architect (CYCA) is an award winning architectural firm based in Selangor, Malaysia delivering full range of integrated design services including Architectural Consultancy, Urban Planning and Interior Design. CYCA place a high value on community, culture and living environment. In CYCA, we are committed to achieve quality outcomes and aim to surpass client’s expectation with added value of multi-dimensional approach - from thinking attitude towards creative problem-solving, yet bearing on the imposed commercial imperatives.

At CYCA, we

  • believe in teamwork for creative problem solving

  • customize design in relation to appropriateness, relevance and affordability

  • strive for alternative design solution to the default prototype for better living environment

  • have proven quality design does not need to equate with high construction cost

  • respect and respond to context

  • regard passive design as the key to sustainable building


PRINCIPAL

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Ar. Chan Chin Yeow

B.Arch, MSc Planning (USM, Msia)

A corporate member of the Malaysia Institute of Architects, Chan Chin Yeow obtained his Bachelor of Architecture in 1996 and MSc Planning in 2000 from USM, Malaysia. After graduation, he underwent architectural training in multiple architectural practices in Penang and Selangor, Malaysia. In 2003, Chan Chin Yeow founded KCYS Architects Sdn. Bhd. with two of his former university schoolmates. Seven years later, he started his own architectural practice - CY Chan Architect (CYCA). The practice was responsible for a wide range of work - master planning, mixed use commercial development, multi-residential building, interior design and private housing. As the principal of CYCA, Chan Chin Yeow took up the leadership in steering the practice as one of the design leaders in Malaysian architectural industry. He was the principal architect for Twinkle Villa, the award winning single residential project - PAM Awards Gold and Building of the Year in 2017.


ASSOCIATE

Ar. Ng Wei Jin

B. Environment (Arch) (Melb), M. Arch (Mel, Aus)

CHOO YENYEN

OUR TEAM

Jiunn Hao, Jane Loh, Amanda Ng

Haznee, Khor Chin Leng, Asra, Loo Chee Chuan, Rafeah, Shahizad


AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

AWARDS

MBAM-PAM Architectural Design Competition for New MBAM Centre Joint 2nd Prize (No Winner)

PAM Awards 2017 | Single Residential (Gold)

PAM Awards 2017 | Building of the Year

PAM Awards 2006 | Industrial Building (KCYS)

2017 TIDA International Home of the Year | Runner-up (Twinkle Villa)

Starproperty my Awards 2017 | The Earth Conscious Award (Honour)

2017 Yuan Ye Award International Awards, China | Gold Prize (Estate Landscape) O2 Residence

EXHIBITIONS

KLAF 2017 - Ten Buildings

KLAF 2018 - My Hse Affordable Housing Pilot Project

PUBLICATIONS

Magazines

Architecture Malaysia | August 2017 - O2 Residence

d + a | Issue 99 2017 - Twinkle Villa

d + a | Annual 2018 - O2 Residence

Trend Thermal | 2017 - Twinkle Villa

Malaysia Tatler Homes | Aug - Sept 2017 - Twinkle Villa

Architecture Malaysia | Issue 6 2017 - MBAM Centre

Architecture Malaysia | June 2017 - Twinkle Villa

Building Investment | July - August 2017 - Twinkle Villa

Top 10 | Issue 30 2017

Architecture @ 13 BCI Asia | 2013 - O2 City

iProperty.com Malaysia | Oct 2012 - O2 Residence

The Peak Malaysia | 2012 - Tai Residence

Books

Exterior Green Wall Design | Veera Sekaran 2015

Speeches

Invited Speaker | KLAF 2017 Datum:KL

Invited Speaker | China WeiHai International Habitat Festival 2017 第九届中国威海国际人居节

Invited Speaker | Bluescope Bondclub Launching Seminar

Invited Speaker | ‘Chill & Chat with Architects’ in conjunction with World Urban Forum (WUF 9)

Invited Speaker | COSA Public Lecture Series

Invited Speaker | MBAM Winners Joint Lecture - PAM Design Lecture Series 2018

Invited Speaker | MY.HSE Housing Conversations (KLAF 2018)