The cubic volume of the ‘Grand Square’ of the Civic & Cultural
precinct symbolizes the ‘earthly paradise’ and the most externalized
manifestation of the ‘Creator’.
By its four quadrants, it evokes the four earthly ‘elements’ - in short, it presents to the imagination the basic and most stable aspects of temporal life.
The transverse axis points to the ‘Qiblah’, terminated by the Grand Mosque.
Putrajaya township is a 25-year plan. Photos taken in 2007 showing the ‘Core Island’ at night and partial completion of the central axis- ‘Boulevard’