THE Bandar Malaysia International Master Plan Design Competition is onto the next stage with the selection of ten semi-finalists last week.
The design competition, which started in October 2011, attracted participation from 35 top local and global talents is organised independently by the Malaysian Institute of Planners ("MIP") for the Master Developer of Bandar Malaysia, 1MDB ("1Malaysia Development Berhad").
MIP President Dato' Dr Alias Abdullah said: "We are very pleased to see the response this competition has received and have shortlisted the entries based on their design approach, company background and similar project experience."
The best ideas will be the basis for Bandar Malaysia's holistic and sustainable masterplan.
MIP is also seeking public opinion, in shaping Bandar Malaysia as a development catered to all Malaysians. It has created a channel where the public can send in their feedback on how they want the development to be.
To voice your ideas for Bandar Malaysia, and to learn more about the competition, log on to www.bandarmalaysiacompetition.com.
The 196-hectare Bandar Malaysia project is the redevelopment of the old Sungai Besi airport into a new and vibrant landmark reflecting the Greater Kuala Lumpur aspiration. It will be significant in transforming Kuala Lumpur as a top global city.
The mixed development will be divided into residential areas, public avenues, a range of commercial and lifestyle facilities and livable space for work/life balance.