Hooking The Young on Heritage

By Suzy Sulaiman

April 2012 FEATURE
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Recognition of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage site followed a decade of commitment from hundreds of individuals. It was a monumental victory for heritage and conservation movements in Malaysia. The next challenge lies in implementing standard practices that meet compliance requirements. While the listing was the “sexiest land revaluation by a stroke of a pen1”, the singular question becomes, what’s next? Digital media is one way to go.George Town’s heritage built environment played a significant role in its...

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Suzy Sulaiman

A trained architect, Suzy Sulaiman has led research projects for private and non-government organisations like Heritage of Malaysia Trust, Arts-ED and National Visual Art Gallery.