Senai Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) is a fully integrated technology park that is located in the southern state of Johor, sited to the south of Senai International Airport. The 34.7 acre site with a built-up area of 870,000 sq ft is part of the integrated and comprehensive development of Senai Airport City (SAC). Located within the Iskandar corridor, it aims to be a sustainable region of international standard which will catalyse and spur economic development to realize Malaysia's global potential.
Nanotechnology (sometimes shortened to "nanotech") is the study of manipulating matter on an atomic and molecular scale. Generally, nanotechnology deals with structures sized between 1 to 100 nanometre. The design of the gallery is inspired by Buckminsterfullerene C60, also known as the buckyball, a representative member of the carbon structures known as fullerenes.
The site makes full use of the existing lake at the entrance giving the development a sense of exclusivity. It also Incorporates green building elements such as solar, rain water harvesting and a green roof.
Planned as zero carbon development with a pedestrian friendly environment, the Centre introduces a perimeter road which will be able to optimize the vehicular connection within the proposed development. The orientation for each section of the building is determined by the other elements such as sun and wind direction.