Arena of Youth : My City 2050 Finale

3 PINTAR winning schools showed excellent examples of persistence, determination, commitment and strong partnership.


Champion : SMK Seri Kota Paloh, Johor

Three PINTAR schools won the top three placings in the My City 2050 Competition (MC2050), which was part of the Arena of Youth organised by the Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia (CIDB) in conjunction with the International Construction Week in April. 

2nd place : SM Sains Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Pahang

SMK Seri Kota Paloh, Johor, was announced the Champion of the MC2050 competition for their winning model city called ‘Nusantaria City’, a city inspired by a floating city to be built off the coast of Hong Kong, China. The Nusantaria City, which benefitted mainly from its recycling industry, is built to float on the sea surface using technology that does not produce any pollution and can move from one place to another, just like maneuvering a large ship. The team took home the MC2050 Champion Trophy, a RM6,000 cash prize and medals.  

3rd Place : SMK Kompleks Sultan Abu Bakar, Johor

The second place went to SM Sains Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Pahang, with their model, ‘Zenith City’, an environment-friendly futuristic city built on rough and hilly terrains which can withstand natural disasters such as earthquake, massive flood and hurricanes. The team took home a RM4,000 cash prize and medals. 

While the third place goes to SMK Kompleks Sultan Abu Bakar, johor, with their model named ‘Douze Allegro’, an eco-friendly city built based on green building technology and energy conservation. The team won a RM2,000 cash prize and medals. 

The MC2050, opened to secondary students aged between 15-17 years old, is a town-planning competition that was conceived as a means to develop the next generation of builders. Other participating PINTAR schools were SMK Munshi Abdullah and SMK Ampang Pecah from Selangor; SMK Ayer Hangat and SMK Kota Kuala Muda in Kedah, and SMK Sungai Ara in Pulau Pinang.