University of the Commonwealth, Malaysia

Masterplan for phased construction of a complete new university for 10,000 students on 1000-acre greenfield site in northern Malaysia, intended to be the heart of a planned new town.

From the initial concept and full masterplan the design also included detailed design development of Phases 1-2 with individual faculty buildings and housing. M+B worked within YRM’s collaborative multi-disciplinary team.

Client: University of the Commonwealth, Malaysia

Budget: £130 million University Plan

Status: Masterplan 1998

Team: YRM Architects and Planners, McDowell+Benedetti, Battle McCarthy