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Placemaker Week Asean

 4–8 November 2019 Hamdan Abdul Majeed, managing director of Think City Sdn Bhd (left) with Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin, Deputy Minister of Housing an...

4–8 November 2019 Hamdan Abdul Majeed, managing director of Think City Sdn Bhd (left) with Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin, Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government, at the official launch of the Placemaker Week ASEAN The inaugural Placemaker Week ASEAN will be a regional gathering of international and local placemaking experts, activists and city makers to share experiences, projects and innovations for vibrant public spaces and thriving cities.

The programme is also initiated to help cities within Southeast Asia to benefit from a collaborative approach to better placemaking in support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals 11 (SDGs).

Held over two weeks within Kuala Lumpur’s creative and cultural district, the programme includes education workshops, design charrettes, place games and seminars, culminating in a two-day plenary session.

Various programmes will also take place in Penang, Johor Bahru, Putrajaya and Klang.

The three main themes for Placemaker Week are waterfronts, historical streets and healthy communities.

The Placemaker Week ASEAN is presented by Think City and UN Habitat and co-presented by Nextdor Property Communications Sdn Bhd, European placemaking advocate STIPO and the Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP).

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), British Council Malaysia, Air Asia Foundation and Citi Foundation are supporters.

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