Transforming Bus Stops To Transform City Living

By Suzy Sulaiman

December 2010 FEATURE
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If we are serious about promoting public transport, then we need to think of new solutions that can transform what we already have. One way is to remake bus stops into transit hubs.Traditional urban settlements such as George Town are compact and tightly organised. Buildings cluster together in all forms. Hard spaces alternate with soft ones as non-physical extensions where the public realm merges seamlessly with the private zones.In comparison, modernist urban designs obsessively applied simplistic spatial hierarchies. Notions of...

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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.