Melvin, Co-Founder and Design Director of BWLIM International Sdn Bhd since 2012, the Malaysian partners of BW International (UK) and Barton Willmore, one of UK's leading independent Planning and Design consultancy firm with more than 80 years of history. As the Head of the Malaysian counterpart and a British Architect, he has led and grown the team from a mere few staff into a diverse and robust team with more than 25 employees within a short few years since its establishment in 2012.

MELVIN LIM
MUN SHUNG

Founder & Design Director
BA (Hons) DipArch (UK), ARB RIBA (UK)

“Thinking beyond just physical spaces but the field of experiential design that offers experimental opportunities, future- forward”



During his tenure in London with Barton Willmore, since 2005, he excels with a wide ranging involvement in high-end residential, mixed use and commercial projects on behalf of land owners, public-listed companies, major developers, house builders and housing associations in both country and regional level. Melvin started his career working with multi discipline building firms to design architect, working from smaller one-off residential designs to high-end commercial developments. With over and above 20 years of experience in the architecture and corporate development sectors in the UK and South East Asia, he played an integral role in many iconic development projects, before expanding his extensive portfolios to Malaysia in 2012. Some noteworthy projects includes master planning strategic development for 128 acre Admiral City in Melaka, 500 acre Iconic Sabaidee master planning and architecture design in Vientiane, Laos and amongst other major developers and house builders in Malaysia. 

Having been in the UK since 1996, Melvin is now a Chartered Member of both the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Architects Registration Board (ARB) UK since 2007. He received numerous Design Commendation Awards, including 1st place Sheppard Robson Design Award upon finish his Diploma in Architecture RIBA Part II in 2003. Mr. Lim graduated in Bachelor of Honours in Architecture from University of Greenwich, (RIBA Part I) in year 1999 where he received LEADA Award for Creative Design in use of Energy Conservation.

Melvin, Co-Founder and Design Director of BWLIM International Sdn Bhd since 2012, the Malaysian partners of BW International (UK) and Barton Willmore, one of UK's leading independent Planning and Design consultancy firm with more than 80 years of history. As the Head of the Malaysian counterpart and a British Architect, he has led and grown the team from a mere few staff into a diverse and robust team with more than 25 employees within a short few years since its establishment in 2012.

MELVIN LIM
MUN SHUNG

Founder & Design Director

“Having the ability to positively impact the lives of those around me is what inspired me to become an architect.”


During his tenure in London with Barton Willmore, since 2005, he excels with a wide ranging involvement in high-end residential, mixed use and commercial projects on behalf of land owners, public-listed companies, major developers, house builders and housing associations in both country and regional level. Melvin started his career working with multi discipline building firms to design architect, working from smaller one-off residential designs to high-end commercial developments. With over and above 20 years of experience in the architecture and corporate development sectors in the UK and South East Asia, he played an integral role in many iconic development projects, before expanding his extensive portfolios to Malaysia in 2012. Some noteworthy projects includes master planning strategic development for 128 acre Admiral City in Melaka, 500 acre Iconic Sabaidee master planning and architecture design in Vientiane, Laos and amongst other major developers and house builders in Malaysia. 

Having been in the UK since 1996, Melvin is now a Chartered Member of both the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Architects Registration Board (ARB) UK since 2007. He received numerous Design Commendation Awards, including 1st place Sheppard Robson Design Award upon finish his Diploma in Architecture RIBA Part II in 2003. Mr. Lim graduated in Bachelor of Honours in Architecture from University of Greenwich, (RIBA Part I) in year 1999 where he received LEADA Award for Creative Design in use of Energy Conservation.

SONG
PENG WEI

Project Director
B. Arch. (Hons) (CURT)

As an architect involved in mix used development, he is always interested in the business of built environment where the challenges of profitable real estate and good design co-exist. His background involves with over and above 10 years of experiences in architecture; from master planning to closest detailing. Peng Wei believes in the holistic approach of innovative design adding values to the real estate.

ANGELINA
LIEW

Research & Development, Associate
BSc. (Hons) in International Business
A seasoned and results driven Business Research & Development and Branding professional with over 15 years of progressive leadership responsibilities. Proven track record leading multi-disciplined teams to implement new business and growth strategies. Broad expertise in business development, operations management, new market startups, marketing communications and go-to-market strategy, brand development, strategies and positioning. Balances cultural sensitivity, action-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; and the ability to establish long-term integrity-based business relationships.
 

SONG
PENG WEI

Project Director
B. Arch. (Hons) (CURT)

As an architect involved in mix used development, he is always interested in the business of built environment where the challenges of profitable real estate and good design co-exist. His background involves with over and above 10 years of experiences in architecture; from master planning to closest detailing. Peng Wei believes in the holistic approach of innovative design adding values to the real estate.

 

ANGELINA
LIEW

Research & Development, Associate
Bsc. (Hons) in International Business

 

A seasoned and results driven Business Research & Development and Branding professional with over 15 years of progressive leadership responsibilities. Proven track record leading multi-disciplined teams to implement new business and growth strategies. Broad expertise in business development, operations management, new market startups, marketing communications and go-to-market strategy, brand development, strategies and positioning. Balances cultural sensitivity, action-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; and the ability to establish long-term integrity-based business relationships.

 

OUR ADVISORS

 

OUR ADVISORS

 

PETER LIM
YOKE CHEONG


Peter Lim serves as Director of Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF), Ministry of Human Resource of Malaysia. Currently, he also holds several positions: as an Executive Advisor (since 2013) providing advise on strategic, business and management expertise to the Chairman/CEO of BOD to both Titan Metal Works Sdn Bhd and Ulison Electroplating Sdn Bhd; President of Malaysian Automotive Parts Manufacturer (MACPMA) since 2005; Vice President of Automotive Federation Malaysia (AFM) since 2003; Executive Council of ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF) since 2006; Council Member of Federation of Malaysia Manufacturer (FMM) from 2012 - 2017 and Director of Damai 1516 HB from 2015 - 2017. Previously, he held the position of Executive Director for the following Companies (from 1985 - 2014): United Holdings Sdn Bhd, United Industries Sdn Bhd, United Vehicles Industries Sdn Bhd, United Sanoh Industries Sdn Bhd, UVI Advance Technology Sdn Bhd, United Filters Sdn Bhd, Danco Marketing Sdn Bhd, Freighter Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, UEW Plastic Industries Sdn Bhd and Kadar Prisma Sdn Bhd. Prior to that, he served as Manager of Cycle and Carriage (M) Sdn Bhd (1981 - 1985).

PETER LIM
YOKE CHEONG

Peter Lim serves as Director of Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF), Ministry of Human Resource of Malaysia. Currently, he also holds several positions: as an Executive Advisor (since 2013) providing advise on strategic, business and management expertise to the Chairman/CEO of BOD to both Titan Metal Works Sdn Bhd and Ulison Electroplating Sdn Bhd; President of Malaysian Automotive Parts Manufacturer (MACPMA) since 2005; Vice President of Automotive Federation Malaysia (AFM) since 2003; Executive Council of ASEAN Automotive Federation (AAF) since 2006; Council Member of Federation of Malaysia Manufacturer (FMM) from 2012 - 2017 and Director of Damai 1516 HB from 2015 - 2017. Previously, he held the position of Executive Director for the following Companies (from 1985 - 2014): United Holdings Sdn Bhd, United Industries Sdn Bhd, United Vehicles Industries Sdn Bhd, United Sanoh Industries Sdn Bhd, UVI Advance Technology Sdn Bhd, United Filters Sdn Bhd, Danco Marketing Sdn Bhd, Freighter Industries (M) Sdn Bhd, UEW Plastic Industries Sdn Bhd and Kadar Prisma Sdn Bhd. Prior to that, he served as Manager of Cycle and Carriage (M) Sdn Bhd (1981 - 1985).

 

ADAM
CROZIER


 

Adam’s background in landscape architecture brings with it a unique perspective of how the component parts of a city network come together to function as a single organism. He specialises focus on the creation of sustainable development strategies for urban and regional centres. A regular team leader, he helps multi- disciplinary designs achieve robust and tested solutions for large masterplanning projects. Benefits Adam brings to the project are: Development strategy leadership; Group facilitation and consensus building; Multidisciplinary project management; Options appraisal and evaluation; Client management and Internal quality assurance.

ADAM
CROZIER

Adam’s background in landscape architecture brings with it a unique perspective of how the component parts of a city network come together to function as a single organism. He specialises focus on the creation of sustainable development strategies for urban and regional centres. A regular team leader, he helps multi- disciplinary designs achieve robust and tested solutions for large masterplanning projects. Benefits Adam brings to the project are: Development strategy leadership; Group facilitation and consensus building; Multidisciplinary project management; Options appraisal and evaluation; Client management and Internal quality assurance.
 

JAMES
CARR


 

James joined Barton Willmore in 1987 having previously worked for local authorities and housing associations in the UK. He was a Senior Design Partner there for 21 years and ran the London office, refocused the team to the core skill of designing high quality, viable and sustainable developments that could always deliver added value. These developments varied from individual buildings to regeneration masterplans, both commercial and residential. His extensive involvement in the design and construction of a wide range of building types, from inception to completion allowed him to be keenly aware of how and where this added value can be achieved. He has considerable knowledge and experience of the planning system and has helped negotiate and steer many complex projects to success through design intervention and as acting as expert witness in planning Appeals. His particularly interest and skill is in the creation of mixed - use urban developments ensuring these projects, of whatever size, deliver integrated, viable and exceptional places to live and work.

JAMES
CARR

James joined Barton Willmore in 1987 having previously worked for local authorities and housing associations in the UK. He was a Senior Design Partner there for 21 years and ran the London office, refocused the team to the core skill of designing high quality, viable and sustainable developments that could always deliver added value. These developments varied from individual buildings to regeneration masterplans, both commercial and residential. His extensive involvement in the design and construction of a wide range of building types, from inception to completion allowed him to be keenly aware of how and where this added value can be achieved. He has considerable knowledge and experience of the planning system and has helped negotiate and steer many complex projects to success through design intervention and as acting as expert witness in planning Appeals. His particularly interest and skill is in the creation of mixed - use urban developments ensuring these projects, of whatever size, deliver integrated, viable and exceptional places to live and work.