Malaysians deserve memorable townscapes

Since independence, our cities have become bigger and prosperous. However, our townscapes have become unrecognizable and bland. We risk becoming a place of everywhere and nowhere.


Mother Daughter Portrait

The existence of public spaces in neighbourhood areas is not only important but essential to ensure the quality of life of the residents within the area. The requirement that has been set up by the government to ensure that housing developers need to provide open space in the residential area has received a great response from the community. However, the extent to which the government regulates design and standards to ensure that the public space meets the need to serve people of all ages for outdoor activities, physical activity and socializing. With the increasing number of the elderly, the importance of providing neighbourhood public space for their group should be looked into. Due to the Pandemic Covid 19, there is a huge restriction for the elderly to move about and spend quality time outside.