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Contemporary Malaysian housing scenario versus veenacular house : implications on thermal comfort

Mohd Ariffin, Noor Aziah (2011) Contemporary Malaysian housing scenario versus veenacular house : implications on thermal comfort. In: Malay Vernacular Architecture : Traditional and Contemporary Expressions. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 120-132. ISBN 978-967-418-057-7

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Abstract

Malaysia has experienced developmental growth in the last forty years, which has led to the rapid urbanization of the country. The progressive economic strength of the country also has lent to this effect where most economic activities were concentrated in the urban areas. As a result, shortage of housing for all levels of the society occurred and in Malaysia this quickly became a major problem, especially for the lower income population. This chapter elucidates on the public housing scenario in Malaysia and the grmving effect they have on the national energy consumption.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3209/20817
Uncontrolled Keywords: Terraced housing, urbanization, energy consumption, thermal comfort, affluent society
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA100 Architecture and the state
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Noor Aziah Mohd Ariffin
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2012 21:28
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2012 17:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/20817

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