THIS KUL CITY: A CAPITAL IDEA! SHAPING KUALA LUMPUR
On 9 April 2016, Badan Warisan organized our final talk under the THIS KUL CITY programme.
Entitled A Capital Idea! Shaping Kuala Lumpur, the talk was presented by award-winning architect and urban planner, Datuk Hajeedar Majid, and renowned planner Ahmad Jefri Clyde.
The talk which lasted about two hours started with Hajeedar touching on the early development of Kuala Lmpur, starting from 1818 to 1895.He spoke of early settlement of Malay and Chinese settlers at the confluence of Sungai Gombak and Sungai Klang eke out a living.
Jefri touched on his take of Kuala Lumpur’s history saying that he would look at landmarks, districts, alleys and roads.
The talk was moderated by Badan Warisan’s President, Elizabeth Cardosa.
A strong crowd of 90 guests attended the talk, with university students making up the majority of them.