Homelessness: An Intractable Problem

In 2017, Think City started engaging with various stakeholders, including NGOs, ministries, academics/ researchers to understand the landscape surrounding homelessness in Malaysia. The findings culminated in a research report which outlines the current landscape on policy and practice in relation to homelessness, including the local policy environment, international best practice, causes of homelessness, assessment of current interventions, the lack of available data in Malaysia and recommendations moving forward.

Date: 06/09/2019

File size: 1.074MB

Museum and Gallery Network (MAGNET)

The Museum and Gallery Network (MAGNET) is an initiative by the George Town Conservation and Development Corporation (GTCDC) and its partners to promote public participation in the creative and heritage sectors in Penang. MAGNET aims to develop a vibrant network of cultural and community spaces using buildings and sites of heritage value. These venues will provide the setting for a range of programmes such as public archaeology, installation art, community archives, performing arts, creative makerspaces, and numerous exhibition spaces.

Date: 08/06/2018

File size: 5.692MB

Registry Week Report

In September 2018, Think City and in collaboration with NGOs, authorities, and the US based organisation Community Solutions, conducted a Registry Week survey to understand the vulnerability levels of homeless individuals in Downtown KL. Key findings indicate that many of the 245 individuals surveyed are in the moderate to high vulnerability categories, which means that without housing and other support services, it is difficult for them to leave homelessness. The report also explores possible solutions.

Date: 06/09/2019

File size: 1.409MB

Makam Dato Koyah – Conservation Works

Think City project in collaboration with Penang State Government, Persatuan Warisan Dato Koyah & George Town World Heritage Incorporated

Date: 20/06/2018

File size: 7.997MB

Makam Dato Koyah – Heritage Management Plan

Think City project in collaboration with Penang State Government, Persatuan Warisan Dato Koyah & George Town World Heritage Incorporated.

Date: 20/06/2018

File size: 2.524MB

Heritage Interpretation Masterplan

This Heritage Interpretation Masterplan (HIM) arose from work undertaken by Think City and its stakeholders following George Town’s inscription on the World Heritage Register. Its recommendations recognise the huge achievements of the many people and organisations in Malaysia who achieved World Heritage listing for Melaka and George Town and who have worked extensively with the communities in these two towns since.

Date: 20/06/2018

File size: 24.106MB

Butterworth Action Plan (BWAP)

The Butterworth Action Plan (BWAP), also known as Butterworth Baharu, is a set of four key interventions in Butterworth that has been endorsed by the Penang State Government. The recently announced RM2 billion Penang Sentral project at the current site of the Butterworth’s ferry terminal, bus terminal and railway station is set to be the northern region’s largest integrated transport hub and holds the key to the town’s revival.

Date: 20/06/2018

File size: 36.335MB

George Town Action Plan (GTAP)

The George Town Action Plan (GTAP) aims to balance George Town’s heritage with future development.

Date: 08/06/2018

File size: 610KB

A City for Everyone

A Think City publication supported by Citi Foundation that showcases urban rejuvenation efforts in Kuala Lumpur. A City For Everyone is a compilation of efforts ranging from space activation, arts and culture programmes to conserving the historic urban fabric of the city. Think City would like to thank Citi Foundation for their support in creating a more sustainable and resilient Kuala Lumpur.

Date: 08/06/2018

File size: 3.672MB

Think City’s Guide to a Heritage Management Plan (HMP)

This booklet is a simple guide to creating your own Heritage Management Plan. If you are a building owner, architect, engineer, contractor or simply have an interest in heritage, this booklet will give a simple understanding of how to put together a HMP to help protect a heritage building for the future.

Date: 08/06/2018

File size: 10.121MB

Klang Baseline Study

The Klang City Rejuvenation (KCR) team which comprises the Klang Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Klang Indian Chambers of Commerce, Malay Chambers of Commerce State of Selangor and Think City, in partnership with Majlis Perbandaran Klang (MPK) are undertaking a Baseline Community Survey of Klang.

Date: 08/06/2018

File size: 1.005MB