CYBERSOUTH CENTRAL PARK
Client: MCT Berhad
Location: Cybersouth, Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
Design Period: 2016 – 2017
Completion Year: (Competition) IFLAASIA-PAC LAAWARDS 2017,
IFLA-AAPME AWARDS 2018
Site Area: 19 Acres
• Cybersouth Central Park, Malaysia
In the heart of Southern Klang Valley, Selangor region, the subject site stretches on 417-acre Cybersouth integrated township, a development located in “The Golden Triangle” between KLIA, Putrajaya and Cyberjaya affluent townships. It was born from the tin mining activity which operated in early 1900s until it was abandoned in the 1980s and today is filled up by few deep pools.
FOREST IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY
Immerse in Palimpsest implementation strategy is to provide a ‘third place’ peatland forest and their inhabitants with a green network intended to reconnect them physically, environmentally and socially to their surroundings. Current site conditions are the biggest challenge of implementation of Peatland Forest. The strategy approach is custom to the specific site and by phases.
Recognize the layers of nature, cultural and history that has developed over time, it has potential to enhance the identity and significance of a site, and benefit for nature
preservation, morphological resilience and social sustainability over time. The Central Park was designed based on three elements that represent three layers of time.
Integration of peat swamp forest hosts rich and diverse facilities for educational,ecological, cultural and physical activities into a play. The site is supporting a range of adventurous activities that are completely unique, including the adaptive transformation of ex-mining site, jungle tracking, bird watching, nature trails, meadow walk, fishing and etc.
Narrative of culture process of the Temuan tribe are perceptibly visible and interactive so that community are keen to grasp, understand and appreciate the value of cultural and historical connotation.