Five frontrunners in contest

Chow and representatives of the five finalists looking at a placard listing the names of the companies shortlisted.

FIVE international teams have been shortlisted to design the three reclaimed islands known as Penang South Islands (PSI) near Teluk Kumbar.

The finalists, each comprising a foreign company and a Malaysian partner, are Bjarke Ingels (Denmark) with Hijjas Architects and Planners, Foster + Partners (United Kingdom) with GDP Architects Sdn Bhd, MVRDV (Netherlands) with aLM Architects, Tekuma Frenchman Urban Design (United States) with Eowon Architects, and UN Studio (Netherlands) with Architects 61 Sdn Bhd.

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