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Making Our Cities Spongey

Datin Dr Kam Suan Pheng, Scientist and Soil Expert | Dr Camelia May Li Kusumo, Senior Lecturer in School of Architecture and Building Design, Taylors University

09-Mar-22 18:00

Making Our Cities Spongey

During the parliament session yesterday, Klang MP Charles Santiago mentioned the need to look into the 'sponge-city' concept as a long-term solution to the flooding problem. We discuss the idea behind the 'sponge city' concept and how it would solve the flooding issue. And then, we explore how it might potentially look like in KL and what needs to be done to make it work.

Image source: PNK Photo, Shutterstock

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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