Director of Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn with over 20 years of experience in the field of architectural planning & design. Graduated from Bartlett School of Architecture and University of Sydney joined Foster & Partners in London for a three year stint before returning to Malaysia. Serina Hijjas have been active in the area of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable design since her formative years in architectural practice in London. Awardee of three Asean Energy Efficiency Awards: – the 55 storey Telekom Malaysia Headquarters Building (2005); First Runner-Up Securities Commission HQ (2003) and First Runner-Up Putrajaya International Convention Centre (2007). Works extends to Ericsson Building, Putrajaya Lighting and Water masterplan, AIMST University in Malaysia, Shell Headquarters and Celcom Tower.
Currently the firm is working on the first LEED gold accredited office tower under construction in Kuala Lumpur at KL Sentral and is a founding member of the Green Building Index(GBI) and is part of the GBI Accreditation panel. Ar. Serina lectures on Rethinking Sustainability and is a working member on the formation of the Commercial, Residential and Township Green Building Index tools and reference guides for Malaysia.