What would be the future of our parks and gardens when valuable urban spaces are prioritized for grey infrastructure developments. Do we still have the courage to fight for urban spaces to be reserved as an urban park?
Introducing our next speaker, LAr. Dr. Nor Atiah Ismail, and her topic The Future of our Parks and Gardens: Will They be Just Another Green Spaces? LAr. Dr. Nor Atiah Ismail is an Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She worked as a landscape architecture consultant before joining UPM as an academician. She is one of the panel experts in the Malaysia Architecture and Landscape Architecture Heritage. At the national level, she is currently the Vice President of the Institute of Landscape Architects Malaysia (ILAM) 2018-2020. She also greatly involved with the ICOMOS-IFLA, one of the important international association leading the conservation and restoration of cultural heritage landscape around the globe.