Marking of Georgetown – Ideas Competition

The State Government of Penang, Malaysia invites submissions for an international competition for design ideas to physically brand the historic city of George Town, Penang in conjunction with its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.

Design category: Marking of Public Space
Using available public spaces to mark the World Heritage Site of George Town e.g., walls (public, or possibly private heritage buildings), roads, access points, pedestrian walkways, shelters, bus-stops, manholes, public signages, lamppost, bus stops etc. The winning entry will enter into negotiations with the State Government of Penang, Malaysia to implement the design.*

Stage 1 Prize: RM 10,000 ($US2800)
Deadline – Registration 15 October – Stage 1 Submission 15 November
(please check & confirm dates with competition website)

For More Details go to the competition website – Marking Georgetown

*WORLD LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT* is NOT involved with the Marking Georgetown competition please refer any enquiries to the competition website

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1514900474 David Bockman

    I’m not sure about this one… it makes me uneasy to think of a design competition the nature of which seems to be to startlingly and vividly demarcate the boundaries of an historic district, sort of like taking a dayglo highlighter and encircling the city on a map– except this is the built environment. Why?

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