Sunway Group is tapping the cloud and other advanced technologies to add an array of smart capabilities to Malaysia’s first fully integrated green township.
Four decades ago, Malaysia’s Sunway City Kuala Lumpur was little more than a wasteland, barren and virtually devoid of life following years of mining upheaval. Gravel, sand, and mud were essentially all that was left behind.
Today, the 800-acre site is Malaysia’s first fully integrated green township, serving a vibrant community of more than 200,000 people with smart energy management systems, an elevated electric bus system, free Wi-Fi, and an array of sustainability features that have earned it numerous certifications and awards. Green space makes up roughly 40% of the township, which is now home to more than 150 species of flora and fauna. Coexisting among them are an award-winning mall, a water theme park, three hotels, multiple universities, a medical center, and residential and