Architect Tan Pei Ing is No Bob the Builder, More of Malaysia's Iron Lady of Construction

WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE

Architect Tan Pei Ing is No Bob the Builder, More of Malaysia's Iron Lady of Construction

Women face myriad obstacles in construction and architecture but that has not stopped PI Architect founder Datuk Tan Pei Ing from scaling great heights. She tells AWANI Review’s Dania Zainuddin that if you put your mind to it, you can achieve great things.

"I'm an architect and working in the construction industry which is very gender-biased. As you know, it is a male-dominated industry," says Datuk Ar. Tan Pei Ing, who is a founder and Principal of the firm PI Architect. "I always feel that sometimes women always differentiate themselves. I don't want to be called a female architect. Why do I have to? We have the same qualification, I went to the same university, all of us are individually different. So we...

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