TUN RAZAK EXCHANGE
Client : TRX City Sdn Bhd
Location : Persiaran TRX 55188, Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur
Design Period : 2016 – 2022
Site Area : 70 Acres
• TRX Public Realm & Streetscape Enhancement (Landscape Analysis & Study Awards – Professional category: Honour)
• TRX Public Realm Master Plan (Landscape Master Plan Awards: Excellence)
Excellent connectivity, iconic public realms and sustainable design come together to create Malaysia’s first international financial district at Tun Razak Exchange (TRX). A future-ready development with sustainability at it’s core, TRX is the first development in Malaysia to have received a neighbourhood-level provisional Green Building Index (GBI) certification.
The project vision is to create a financial district of international standing that is iconic yet timeless while simultaneously offering vibrancy within a green city that is pedestrian-friendly to the TRX residents and users of Kuala Lumpur.
CAFE IN THE PARK
Our design approach preserves most of the existing trees in the pocket park are founded on safeguarding the amenity and biodiverse value of the existing broader canopied trees which are valuable to the local community as well as achieve instant green coverage impact.
WATER FEATURE & MERDEKA TREE
The design interpretation aims to recall to mind the importance of our roots and where are we form and who we are. Web-like spreading root pattern design on granite metaphors unity, interconnection, integrity and consistent growth. A preserved mature rain tree in the central of water feature allows users to experience the tranquillity of space and sound of drifting water.
Ever-expanding roots anchoring our layers upon layers of history, while we continue to reach for the sky. Our Merdeka Tree tells the story of continuous rejuvenation of Kuala Lumpur.The tree that represents our history and our revolution.
The main design intent for West Neighborhood Plaza (WNP) is to turn the space into a celebrated destination, rather than a transitional space with unique and distinctive character with injection of place making.
West Neighbourhood plaza enhances the visitors’ experiences via a series of periodic art installations, musical performances, creative lighting, as well as some interesting interactive activities with a sustainability theme. It should also take advantage of its elevation to maximize strategic views and create opportunities to enhance visitors’ experiences.
Invites visitors to experience an ‘imaginary landscape’, aims to form an immersive encounter, where perception is distorted into a ‘blurred dream-like’ place. It facilitates an odd experience, where the boundaries between the nature environment and architecture disappear. “Dandelion tells tale of hope, rebellion. The memory of ‘ blow flowers’, fascinated by the fluffy white dandelion head and the motion resembles the beauty of life , the life cycle of nature.
PEDESTRIANIZED AND SHADED WALKWAY
Shaded and sheltered walkway lined by trees and shrubs generate cooler air, hence reducing average temperature and encouraging pedestrians to take a stroll in the public space.