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Climate and archetype: vernacular house-forms as tropical urban ideations

Mohd Nawawi, Norwina and Shamsudin, Shaiful Nadzri (2023) Climate and archetype: vernacular house-forms as tropical urban ideations. In: Eco-Urbanism and the South East Asian City: Climate, Urban-Architectural Form and Heritage. Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 179-198. ISBN 978-981-19-1636-6

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The rise of the sustainable agenda must face the reality of tropical regions, which must grow their own archetypes and models of sustainable urbanism. Urban principles derived from the local vernacular roots can contribute to the agenda of lowering carbon emissions in a congested city based on local conceptualisations derived from the region. To explore ideations within the local Malay form, one must develop structural and spatial vocabularies that can feed into urban design concepts that can evoke later historical and cultural forms, which coincide with the goals of green urbanism and the low carbon agenda.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tropical Climate, Sustainable Urbanism, Vernacular Malay Architecture
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > GE196 Sustainable living
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.36 Sustainable architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9053.R4 City planning
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Ar Dr Norwina Mohd Nawawi
Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2023 15:31
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2023 10:03
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/104686

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