#Placemaking in #Malaysia through heritage, via @PPS_Placemaking

PPS Senior Vice President Cynthia Nikitin conducting a workshop in Malaysia | Photo credit Think City Think City , an urban regeneration group based in Georgetown, Penang, is making big waves in the Placemaking world. Founded in 2009, Think City has been helping Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, preserve its cultural history while also creating an economically and socially vibrant city, and we are happy to now be officially working with them towards Placemaking in Penang. Georgetown, Penang’s capitol city, is filled to the brim with cultural and national gems. Named after Britain’s King George III, the city was founded in 1786 by the British East India Company and today is the second-largest metropolitan area in Malaysia, behind Kuala Lumpur. Once the center of a lucrative, Chinese Secret Society opium trade, Georgetown is now a tourist hot spot. With destinations ...

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