PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Property Bhd bagged 13 major wins at the Malaysia Landscape Architecture Awards 2022 (MLAA13), including the coveted Best Client award.
The triumph underscores the company’s enduring commitment to the pursuit of architectural excellence and redefining design norms as evidenced by the recognition given to its developments across the nation.
Organised by the Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM) and endorsed by the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA), the MLAA13 honours excellence and ambition in various facets of the landscape architecture industry across a spectrum of stakeholders from consultancy firms to NGOs.
“A well-designed landscape can help preserve and enhance the local ecosystem, fostering a healthy and thriving environment.
“We believe that landscape and architecture are important in a development as they enhance aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, social interaction, economic value, and create a sense of place and identity,” said Sime Darby Property’s Group managing director, Datuk Azmir Merican.
“These awards show that Sime Darby Property is definitely on the right track with our developments.
“As we move forward, we are committed to maintaining high quality and keep innovating with new ideas, while being flexible and staying aware of the industry’s megatrends,” he added.
The company was bestowed the Excellence Award in the Environmental and Landscape Management (City of Elmina) and Completed Project (KL East Park) categories; and received the Honours Awards for Landscape Master Plan (City of Elmina and Bandar Bukit Raja), and Environmental and Landscape Management (Serenia City).
KL East Park which officially opened to the public in February this year, bagged the Landscape Resource Preservation and Conservation.
Sime Darby Property’s partnership with its consultants also proved fruitful as the company won six awards in the Professional/Consultant’s Category.
It received two Honour Awards in the Landscape Analysis and Study sub-category for Elmina West Urban Park and Elmina Peak in the City of Elmina, as well as four Honour Awards in the Landscape Design sub-category for the Inclusive Playground in the City of Elmina, Verdant District in the Serenia City, Cantara Residences in Ara Damansara and East Residence at KLGCC Resort.
Sime Darby Property is committed to multiplying value for all stakeholders and will continue to propel innovation to create sustainable communities that enhance the quality of life for people.
“These accolades further fuel our commitment to building sustainable townships, communities and futures, exemplifying our purpose to be a value multiplier for people, businesses, economies and the planet.
“We are not just developing properties, we’re creating sustainable communities that enrich lives,” he shared.
He added: “We thank the Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia for acknowledging our potential and look forward to constantly delivering liveability and sustainability for the benefit of our stakeholders.”