Renewed Spaces, Renewed City

loading Jetty 35 holds various activities such as exhibitions, seminars, documentary screenings and a regular craft market. Photo: Pan Yi Chieh.

WHILE WE NEED social interactions in our daily lives to feel a sense of belonging, there are also some moments where we need space for thinking and reading. As a city grows, a wider variety of spaces also bloom to fulfil people’s various needs. In this article, we walk you through some of the emerging spaces in Penang and explore the meanings behind them. Recent Practices From being an entrepot where immigrants gathered to earn a living, George Town gradually developed its own unique way to allow for different lifestyles. From residential areas to eateries, the division of space not only reminds us ...


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