Institut Sultan Iskandar (ISI) is an independent non-profit making research and development company specializing in planning and development, serving the Government, private sector and the university. Gazetted as an approved Institution, ISI operates within the UTM campuses in Skudai, Johor and Kuala Lumpur. 

Institute Sultan Iskandar is a company limited by guarantee. With an initial endowment from His late Majesty Almarhum Sultan Iskandar of Johor, the company was established in 1991 by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

With established vast local and international networking, ISI is able to access a pool of specialized and highly skilled manpower source when necessary to undertake challenging assignments.

The Institute supports multi-disciplinary studies in the areas urban planning, architecture, concept design, regional planning, project management, energy conservation system, acoustics system, transport planning, urban design, landscape, feasibility study, green buildings, building facilities, real estate, social studies, impact studies and environment in the wider context of sustainable development.

ISI offers consultancy services; disseminate and make new information available to professionals; organise workshops, conferences and training sessions; and produce technical publications.



Stewarding Excellence in Innovative Sustainable Urban Habitat.


We aim to provide expertise and services in the realm of sustainable urban habitat. 

  1. To meet and exceed customers'needs
  2. To provide a conducive environment to nurture creativity and promote innovation amongst associates. 


  1. To undertake basic and applied research in disciplines related to urban habitat and high rise;
  2. Share and disseminate information and research findings;
  3. To collaborate with related institutions internationally;
  4. To assist Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in research activities and postgraduate programmes;
  5. Provide a platform for exchange of views and experiences through seminars and forums;
  6. To promote the intellectual discourse of general and specific issues of national, regional and international dimensions regarding the urban habitat and high rise.

The institute supports multi-disciplinary studies in the areas urban planning, architecture, concept design, regional planning, project management, energy conservation system, acoustics system, transport planning, urban design, landscape, feasibility study, green buildings, building facilities, real estate, social studies, impact studies and environment in the wider context of sustainable development.

Role and Activities

  • Offers consultancy, research, training and event management
  • Supports multi-disciplinary studies in sustainable development
  • Serving Government, private sector & university
  • Vast local & international networking from different expertise and professions 


We work with numerous individuals from local, state, national and international organisations. Below is the list of some of ISI's network.


Top Projects

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