The shooting venue can be a decisive factor for any photography or video production projects. You have come to the right place if you are looking at creative spaces for your next photography or videography project, as we have compiled more than 10 creative spaces located within Kuala Lumpur for your consideration.
From repurposed cinema, warehouse, factory, mansion, to co-working spaces and boutique hotels, here are the cool places you should check them out!
- The Zhongshan Building
- Sentul Depot
- Rumah Tangsi
- 2 Hang Kasturi
- The Godown KL
- MoMo’s KL
Check out the full list of creative spaces in Malaysia here.
RexKL is transformed from REX Cinema, an old cinema located at Jalan Sultan in Kuala Lumpur. REXKL is a reimagined food hall and retail hub, serving as a platform for local F&B businesses to set up their business and launch their brands in the heart of KL.
Located slightly outside the periphery of the historic centre of Petaling Street, in the equally historic locale of Kampung Attap, the building once housed the Selangor Zhongshan Association and various small merchants.
Sentul Depot represents an opportunity to achieve something vibrant and different, by paying tribute to historical legacy whilst creating an urban focal point to celebrate culture and community spirit.
KakiKongsi hopes to instil the spirit of sharing by creating ‘Kongsi’ events, a platform to share resources & content to inspire and enhance the social cohesion of the local community.
Rumah Tangsi (used to be Loke Hall) is a heritage mansion nestled along all the heritage buildings near Merdaka Square. It is located on Jalan Tangsi (formerly Barrack Road), with the area used to be the European Quarter.
A vibrant creative and cultural community space located right in the heart of downtown KL by the hustle and bustle of Medan Pasar. Built in 1937, this Art Deco heritage building is now home to revitalising initiatives, a pop-up retail cafe and where the coolest events in Kuala Lumpur happen!
The Godown KL is an arts space located in the centre of Kuala Lumpur, tucked away and nestled within Lorong Ampang. The space consists of two contrasting buildings, the Main Hall which was a ‘gudang’ (warehouse) with a history of over 100 years, most notably as the 11LA club and the Boom Boom Room, in the 80s and 90s and the semi open-air building, designed by award winning architect, Ling Hao of Singaporean architecture firm, Linghao Architects.
A creative community mall in Bukit Bintang for passionate Malaysian creatives, artists and artisans to do #MoreTogether.
APW is a repurposed industrial space located in the heart of Bangsar. Converted from a commercial printing factory, the APW campus comprises a collaborative workspace, F&B outlets, event venues and pocket parks.
Colony is housed in Kuala Lumpur’s most prestigious addresses. With distinctive design elements, each Colony is a unique personality of its own. Find a coworking space, serviced office, event space and meeting rooms in your preferred location.
MOX Malaysia houses a co-working space, marketplace, café and a plethora of specialty facilities all in one floor. This includes a 2,000 square feet auditorium and screening room for creatives to host gigs, film productions, make presentations and engage openly with their audiences.
Besides being a popular spot in KL for nightlife and F&Bs, TREC also offers venue rental for events and filming, especially if you prefer something contemporary. Spaces that are available are multi-level car park, open-air car park, rooftop, intersections, quads, etc.
MoMo’s KL is not just an ordinary boutique hotel. Designed by Sydney-based Akin Atelier, to feel like an experiential gallery, MoMo’s welcomes everyone in celebrating creativity and spontaneity.
Did we miss out on any creative spaces in Kuala Lumpur? If so, leave us a comment below!