Currently working in Benoy Ltd.
Graduated with BaArch and MArch from the National University of Singapore
WOHA-NUS Vertical Studio
Architours ‘09 guide
Bogor Botanical Gardens International Workshop
MacPherson Community Design Studio
NUS Undergraduate student researcher (October 2009 - August 2010)
P&T Consultants Architectural assistant (May - July 2010)
Teh Joo Heng Architects Architectural assistant (November - December 2010)
ArchiFest'10 Committee: ArchiTours Coordinator (June - October 2010)
ArchiFest'11 Committee: ArchiTours Coordinator (June - October 2011)
NUS Freelance photographer (September - November 2010)
Kampung Temasek (project by Akitek Tenggara) Programme Coordinator (June - August 2011)
Freelance graphic designer
Teaching assistant for AR3323: Architectural Construction
Awards and achievements
3rd LIXIL International University Competition Representing National University of Singapore: Second place winner
The LIXIL International University Architectural Competition is a design competition for university research laboratories that is hosted by LIXIL JS Foundation. Situated on a site in the Memu Meadows of Hokkaido’s Taiki-cho, the theme of “Retreat in Nature” seeks sustainable architectural solutions from 12 selected universities, altogether representing 11 countries. The winning university will be responsible for the project throughout the construction phase.
Representing the National University of Singapore, Zakiah and the team has managed to emerge 1st runner up amongst other international universities such as ETH Zurich, Bartlett School of Architecture, TU Delft and Tongji University
awarded in Ba(Arch)III Awarded in BA (Arch) III course for having distinguished herself in the Architectural Structures & Construction Technology module
Featured in Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) - NUS exhibition 2010
Work exhibited in ICSID World Design Congress
Featured in Speculations exhibition, August 2011
Secondary School : National Police Cadet Corps (Station Inspector)
Junior College : Students’ Council (CCA Committee)
National Police Cadet Corps (Cadet Inspector)
NUS : The Architecture Society (Publicity Head)
Fluent in written and spoken English, Malay, Thai and basic German.
Crafts - of bags, cards etc.
Long-distance running, rockclimbing, trekking and anything constituting mud, sweat and grime.
Races and marathons and martial arts.
Sketching in black and grey.
Making good food.
Reading architectural journals and novels.