Architecture Students Visit to OGDC
Lumut - Politeknik Brunei Lumut Campus recently conducted their first visit to the Oil and Gas Discovery Centre (OGDC) in Seria, Kuala Belait. A total of 33 students from the first Architecture programme accompanied by three lecturers, lead by the Assistant Head of School Science and Engineering, Cikgu Hj Mohammad Reizal Bin Mohammad Ali, Cikgu Mohammad Fairuz Zabadi bin Shahrum and Cikgu Nurmaziyyah Raziqin Yusof, were warmly welcomed by the OGDC staffs. The Head of Administration of OGDC, Abdul Hadi Hj Abdullah, who lead and guided the students during the visit, briefly explained about the early history of OGDC and all the events and programmes organized for the past years particularly the upcoming event – “Carnival of Science” to be held this October 2015. He added that OGDC is as it is, has the best strategic location in Seria Town and is also close to BSP Headquarter as their main objective is to attract students and tourists.
Students were given the opportunity to explore the surroundings as part of their site investigation in identifying the structure, concept, design and even materials used for the buildings. The students gained more knowledge about the components of soils as it is very essential before beginning any construction. In addition to that, it is hoped that students are well prepared to real life situation as this plays a major role in their future endeavours as an architect.
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