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Gated community, theory and implementation in landscape and housing area of Malaysia

Abdul Malek, Nurhayati and Ibrahim, Mansor (2010) Gated community, theory and implementation in landscape and housing area of Malaysia. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010), 26 - 27 January 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

The interpretation of gated community in Malaysia often been regarded as a residential community area equipped with human or electronic security surveillance. However, the true meaning is a community area enclosed by walls and fences, most of the time having controlled over the entrances especially for automobiles and pedestrians. It is an issue where the concept was only used for profit gaining and not looking at the holistic approach towards overall community planning and the landscape environment. This research will review the current practice of community planning in Malaysia and seek to establish any significant developments pertaining to planning implication and community landscape in the approaches used. The paper will appraise international and local case studies to compare the true meaning, theory and implementation of the term gated community. This research aims to contribute to emerging guidelines for gated community development in Malaysian.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 3864/14922
Uncontrolled Keywords: gated community, landscape and housing area, Malaysia
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr. Nurhayati Abdul Malek
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2012 15:50
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2014 07:32
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/14922

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