The Master Plan for Sasaki’s “Forest City” in Iskandar Malaysia Stretches Across FOUR Islands!

SAY WHA?!?!? Along four man-made islands in Iskandar Malaysia, “Forest City” — designed by Sasaki Associates — is in route of becoming Southeast Asia’s largest mixed-use green development. Its master plan already has an estimated investment of S$58.3 billion (or US$40.9 billion) and is predicted to create approximately new 220,000 jobs to the area. The Forest City’s location near southeast Asia’s economic/commerce/culture hub (which contains financial institutions, R&D facilities, headquarter offices, etc.) is perfect for promoting live/work culture and “establish an innovative and sustainable employment base for the region,” as stated by the architects. We might have to wait until about 2036 to see the completion of this project though. Maybe Mighty No. 9 will be out by then…

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