The Zhongshan Building at Kampung Attap is a new arts and research community located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. A repurposed building in central Kuala Lumpur, the Zongshan Building has been transformed into a vibrant independent creative hub and is today home to many local artists and creative entrepreneurs.
The building houses a number of independent arts and culture organisations and projects, it is described as an up-and-coming creative cluster that hosts a wide variety of businesses as well as non-profit organizations in the creative sector.
Alongside the OUR ArtProjects gallery space, there are more than a dozen fully functioning creative workplaces at the Zhongsan Building. Among them are an archive for visual culture (Malaysian Design Archive), an independent research centre for social sciences (Institut Pondok Perancis), several art and design studios, music events space (fono) textile workshops, music store, a library (Rumah Attap Library & Collective), a bookstore (Tintabudi Bookstore) as well as other retail ventures such as shops and cafes.
All these platforms jointly contribute to the local creative community by promoting multi-level collaboration, enhancing the ecosystem while supporting the growth and development of Kuala Lumpur’s emergent creative industry.