Malaysia International Centre for Sustainable Cities (MyICSC) is initiative to encourage smart cities stakeholders to build Sustainable Cities and Communities as per UNDP SDG-11. It’s offers a powerful opportunity to leverage the knowledge and shared learning of an entire initiative, support the achievement of high performance at all locations, and accelerate the broad-based adoption of innovative advances.

Smart cities: It’s now or never

THE promise of smart cities has been an ongoing conversation in the nation’s digitalisation agenda for some time now as new technologies are constantly being integrated into communities, especially post the Covid-19 pandemic. However, concrete efforts have yet to be launched due to an assortment of reasons which include the time and resources needed to…

What does Malaysia’s Next Smart Sustainable City Look Like?

Sunway City Iskandar Puteri – where contemporary meets timelessness, where sophistication meets simplicity, where the city meets nature. In the southernmost region of Peninsular Malaysia, the city of Iskandar Puteri co-anchors Iskandar Malaysia – the nation’s first economic corridor established in 2006 to be a catalytic international metropolis by 2025. Located strategically within the robust…

On its way towards sustainability

Government buildings with unique architecture are part of the city’s identity, such as these four structures in a row, known as the ‘four pillars’, beside Putrajaya Lake. PUTRAJAYA — the Malaysian administrative capital — is on a journey towards sustainability and enhancing the city as a tourist destination. The Covid-19 pandemic may have disrupted many…