Social and Creative Hubs as the Third Places of Post-Covid Era


  • Syazwani Abdul Kadir Centre of Studies for Interior Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia
  • Nurul Nabilah Aris Centre of Studies for Interior Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia
  • Nurlisa Ginting Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Indonesia



Social and Creative Hubs, Third Places, post-COVID Design


To support social activities of the post-pandemic, some social and creative hubs in Malaysia have emerged with more positive vibes that may revitalise the community. With these third places revival, there is still a lack of study on what has changed for the design of third places in response to the recent Covid-19 crisis. Therefore, this study aims to examine the design of two social and creative hubs in Kuala Lumpur based on the adaptation of Ray Oldenburg's theory of third places. The research objective is to ascertain the third places' characteristics of the case studies through on-site observation.


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How to Cite

Abdul Kadir, S., Aris, N. N. ., & Ginting, N. . (2022). Social and Creative Hubs as the Third Places of Post-Covid Era. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 7(21), 103–109.

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