Making place into community space

The developer of Karak Park Home has provided public spaces for the community, including a park with play equipment made from used tyres.

IF YOU ask the experts what makes a good placemaking project, they will tell you right off the bat that vibrancy, community engagement, accessibility to all and connection are the hallmark.

Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) honorary secretary Datin Noraida Saludin is of the view that when people have a connection to a place, whether physical, emotional or spiritual, they are more likely to care for and take on shared responsibility for it.

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