- Setia Bayuemas Lake Park took the Emerald Winner in Category 3: Community and Neighbourhood Park (Subcategory 2: Private sector) while South Creek Park, located in Setia EcoHill 2, Semenyih, emerged as the Diamond Winner title in Category 2: City and Town Park (Subcategory 1: Below 50 Hectares).
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 4): S P Setia scored double wins at MIP MyPLACE Awards 2023 with its Setia Bayuemas Lake Park and Setia EcoHill 2’s South Creek Park projects.
Setia Bayuemas Lake Park took the Emerald Winner in Category 3: Community and Neighbourhood Park (Subcategory 2: Private sector) while South Creek Park, located in Setia EcoHill 2, Semenyih, emerged as the Diamond Winner title in Category 2: City and Town Park (Subcategory 1: Below 50 Hectares).
Organised by the Malaysian Institute of Planners on Dec 1, MIP MyPLACE Awards acknowledges projects that emphasise initiatives for the improvement of public spaces and placemaking, which bring positive impacts and benefits to their local communities.
The Community and Neighbourhood Park award category acknowledges projects emphasising the creation, development, improvement, redevelopment, rejuvenation, and maintenance of community parks within neighbourhood areas.
The City and Town Park award category honours projects' placemaking efforts in creating, improving, redeveloping, rejuvenating, and maintaining parks within their cities.
“The conservation of nature is the foundation for sustaining our planet, community, and economy. We are proud to be recognised by industry experts as the exemplar in developing green spaces. These accolades further fuel our commitment to continue shaping sustainable communities that enrich lifestyles, fostering a harmonious coexistence where both people and the environment thrive,” said Datuk Zaini Yusoff, chief operating officer of S P Setia.
"Through thorough research with ecologists and careful planning, we have integrated biomimicry elements into the design of Setia Bayuemas Lake Park. The outcome is a flourishing ecosystem where native fishes and aquatic life thrive, ensuring long-term sustainability,” said Razly Mohammad Rus, divisional general manager of S P Setia for Setia Bayuemas Lake Park.
As for South Creek Park, Koh Sooi Meng, divisional general manager of S P Setia for South Creek Park highlighted its role in bringing the community together, serving as a focal point for connection, communion, and rediscovering the bond with nature. "We believe in living a sustainable lifestyle without compromising the conveniences and quality of modern living. To minimise environmental impact, we adopt energy-efficient lighting and green infrastructures in the park," said Koh.
Spanning 10 acres, Setia Bayuemas Lake Park serves as a focal point for residents to relax and engage in outdoor activities in the heart of southern Klang, Selangor. Sustainably designed to create a conducive living environment for native flora and fauna, the park exemplifies Setia's commitment to creating sustainable communities while preserving biodiversity.
Nestled within Setia EcoHill 2 township in Semenyih, Selangor, South Creek Park is a vibrant community-centric space representing a seamless integration of communities and nature. Aligned with the township’s Live Green philosophy, South Creek Park features green hills, brooks, and creeks nestled within natural terrain.
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