A sustainable urban vision
Broadway Malyan have delivered the masterplan for Sunway Iskandar, a 1,800-acre new town in Iskandar, Malaysia. Situated on Malaysia’s stunning coastline, the development offers beachside living while being strategically located close to the recently announced 250km/ph high-speed rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
The masterplan includes offices and apartments with spectacular coastal and river views, as well as retail units and a new international school. The town is set to become home to a population of 120,000 over 20 years.
Drawing on and working with the distinctive natural landscape, the plan integrates natural green spaces with modern infrastructure and design to create a cutting edge and sustainable community. The Pendas River, which runs through the centre of the development, acts as a focal point for the six distinct villages, which form the township. The design draws on these natural waterways and green spaces to create connected eco parks, green pockets, water bodies and green corridors linked by cycle ways and running routes.
By working with the natural topography of the area, Broadway Malyan has delivered a sensitive design for a world-class township which doesn’t require a radical change to the natural setting – a principle that the practice believes is important in developing sustainable future cities.
““The complete plan draws on the distinctive natural landscape and integrates natural green spaces with modern infrastructure and design to create a unique and cuttingedge township for people to live and work. The focus has been on creating a sense of place for residents, promoting wellness and quality of life through high-quality design and intelligent planning.” ”Ed Baker, Director, Broadway Malyan