Urban Studies

Kuala Lumpur Literary Fragments

GRANTEE:  Muhammad Zikri bin Abdul Rahman
INFO:   A literary and cultural mapping project of Kuala Lumpur. This book contains essays, interviews and photo essays that shed light on contemporary perspectives and discussions that go beyond existing discourse in regards to urban literature specifically in Kuala Lumpur.


KAJIAN SEJARAH NAMA JALAN DI BUTTERWORTH

GRANTEE:   Lanskap Sejahtera
INFO:   A research of the history of road names and villages in Butterworth


myBUTTERWORTH

GRANTEE:  Arts-ED
INFO:   A mapping of Butterworth done by secondary school students. The children will engage with the locals and the information gathered will be compiled. A map will be produced based on the details and photgraphs gathered by the students.


WARGA MARJINAL LORONG HAJI TAIB

GRANTEE:  ARIAN ZAHARI
INFO:   A baseline cum cultural mapping study of Lorong Haji Taib for potential programming in the future.


THE PERENNIAL KITCHEN

GRANTEE:  EAT, SHOOTS and ROOTS
INFO:   In pursuit of sustainable food, Eat, Shoots and Roots will look into the availability and quality of water and sunlights amongst other factors to ensure food security within the Masjid Jamek core zone.


TRANSAGE

GRANTEE:  MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
INFO:   A study of Jalan Pahang that seeks to improve pedestrian pathways, air quality and waste and pest management.


GOOGLE BICYCLE MAPS

GRANTEE:  PAUL KOH
INFO:   Google maps currently provide for those who are walking, in a car or using public transport. This initiative aims to add bike routes to Google’s options by mapping out the quickest routes, shortest routes and safest routes.


MALAYSIAN BIENNIAL

GRANTEE:  THE NEXDOR NETWORK
INFO:   A study of the PPR Flats in Kuala Lumpur to determine possible improvements for future low cost housing in Kuala Lumpur.


HOUSE VISION MALAYSIA

GRANTEE:  HAFIZ AMIRROL
INFO:   A study that seeks to incubate ideas on ecological efficiency, mobility, health and security for housing in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.