MALAYMAIL: Rethink on urban design much needed as Covid-19 reshapes what Malaysians want, need

An interview in regards to how we perceive urban design post-covid.

Covid-19 brought about many realizations especially in the city. People realized that a quality life is not just about spending time at the shopping mall they are now beginning to appreciate nature, and the benefits it offers

Dr Shuhana Shamsuddin (President of PEREKABANDAR)

But when we talk about, say, Kebun-Kebun Bangsar, where it's a community garden and hence more public in nature compared to the nurseries which are more commercial, then we can also categorise it as a form of insurgent urbanism practice where idle lands (public and private) are put to more beneficial and productive use by individuals or the community

Dr Nurul Azreen Azlan

Read the full article here - https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2020/07/10/experts-rethink-on-urban-design-much-needed-as-covid-19-reshapes-what-malay/1883132

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