city development

  • Title: Johor Bahru City Centre Redevelopment

    Year: 2010

    Client: Johor Waterfront Sdn. Bhd.


    The objective of this project is to develop a Master Plan for the Transformation of Johor Bahru into a Cultural and Heritage city and a vibrant economic centre in Iskandar Malaysia. The proposed of phase one of this projects focused on eight (8) important elements in Johor Bahru City Centre:Sungai Segget Revitalization and Jalan Wong Ah Fook Rehabilitation; Heritage City Redevelopment and Facade Treatment; Relocation of Hawker and Food Bazaar; Causeway Canal; Cruise Terminal; Upgrading of Royal Park and Zoo; Transformation of Bangunan Sultan Ibrahim and New Waterfront City.

  • Title: Newton Ungku Omar (NUO) Fund

    Client: Future City Catapult (FCC), UK

    Project Cost: GBP180,000.00

    Duration: 1 year 

    Headed by: Prof. Dr Mohd Hamdan Ahmad and Dr Irina Safitri Zen



    The objective of this research is to organize capacity building programme in Malaysia to help cities identify their innovation needs and creating data-enabled urban innovation with the goal of supporting green urban planning strategies. This specific project develops a capacity building programme in the form of a series of workshops for city managers in Malaysia – helping cities in Melaka to identify their innovation needs and building capacity in data-driven decision making. The first policy paper called Open Data Policy for Melaka State Government is an outcome of the Newton-Ungku Omar fund Grant was successfully handed over on 2nd May 2017 at the launching of City Development in Malaysia Project in conjunction with Melaka Sustainable Cities Conference and Green Exhibition 2017. 

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