Gallery: Iskandar Malaysia to be a Model Sustainable and Socially Equit...


Iskandar, an area that covers 2,217 square kilometers at the southern tip of Malaysia, is the center of its country’s sustainable development strategy as an ultra-green and socially integrated city of the future. This megalopolis, which is about 3 times the size of Singapore, is planned to run on green energy – eliminating a lot of the pollution problems facing modern Asian cities – and is supposed to be a socially inclusive haven for people to live, work and play. The current population of Iskander is 1.3 million people and it’s projected to grow to 3 million by 2025.

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  1. Syazwani Shaharir January 11, 2015 at 9:20 am

    Ultimate greenwashing – entire villages, forests, cleared up. Please look up court cases in which the natives fought against land-grabbing. The Royal family business is banking on their influence such that recently, they even want to have the power to decide on all the housing developments in the state.

    Furthermore, the workers who build these so-called green, socially responsible developments are treated like slaves, in horrid working and living conditions. Our government is even planning to build a special housing complex for these slaves to be gated and monitored 24/7

  2. wtsall November 2, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    great plan. terrible buildings.

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