Creative Kuala Lumpur Urban Challenge

Vote for the best solutions for
Downtown KL

Since June 2023, over 70 participants have taken on the Creative KL Urban Challenge. Innovators, communities, and entrepreneurs developed their most creative solutions to address the most pressing urban issues in Downtown KL today.

Now, we need YOUR help!

Vote for the solutions you believe will revitalise our city centre.

Voting has ended

20 September 2023
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To transform Downtown KL, applicants submitted their finest urban solution
to make Downtown KL more liveable.
Here are the top 8 selected!

Meet the finalists

After expert evaluations, workshops, and a pitch event, our panel of judges has selected the most innovative and feasible solutions to the Challenge.

Enhancing Urban Accessibility
Enhancing Urban Accessibility
Project Genie
A Better Environment For All
Mossy - A.I. Natural Air Purifier
Natalie Loi Yoke Kei
A Better Environment For All
Himpun EcoCultural hub
Moore Authentics
Enhancing Urban Accessibility
Grand Line of KL
A Better Environment For All
Food Waste Treatment with Insects in 7 days
Entomal BioTech
Enhancing Urban Accessibility
Urban Mobility-as-a-Service for Downtown KL
Asia Mobiliti Technologies
A Better Environment For All
Recycling Used Cooking Oil Collection Points

Vote for your favourite solution

26 Aug
- 20 SepT 2023
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    How to vote
    Cast your vote on each project page with a valid email address. You can vote for multiple projects. You may only vote for each project one time per email address.
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    Other ways you can support
    Want to support a project? Fill in the form on the project page and let us know how you can get involved.
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    How your vote will be counted
    All valid votes submitted during the voting period will be tabulated. Projects with the highest number of valid votes will be announced as Grand Prize winners of the Creative KL Urban Challenge. Grand Prize and Consolation Prize winners will be announced at an award ceremony on Tuesday 26 September 2023. This public event will also be livestreamed on Think City's Facebook page.

Here's what we're solving

The Creative KL Urban Challenge is looking for innovative urban solutions under any of the following themes:

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Reimagining Urban Housing

How can we reimagine the opportunities provided by existing underutilised building stock to promote housing diversity, repopulate the area, and connect with existing communities?

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A Better Environment For All

How can we create a better environment for all, with reduced waste generation and pollution?

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Enhancing Urban Accessibility

How can we green and adapt our streets, alleys, and laneways to help Kuala Lumpur better withstand climate change impacts while functioning as a welcoming and safe public space for all?

Your vote can transform
Downtown KL

The winning solutions will be awarded up to RM200,000 in funding to implement their solutions!

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