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Urban planners' efforts in resolving conflict between two forces: growth and conservation

Zainal Abidin, Shahrum and Asmawi, M. Zainora and Abdullahi, Hashim and Rasool, Ako Mustafa and Mohamed Sellu, Gajikoh and Mohd Nasir, Nadia and Abdul Aziz, Maimunah and Ismail, Fatin Liana and Ibrahim, Mansor (2012) Urban planners' efforts in resolving conflict between two forces: growth and conservation. In: 1st International Conference on Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Built Environment 2012 (ICITSBE 2012), 16-17 April 2012, Sri Iskandar, Perak.

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Urban and regional planning has the following major objectives: Promotion of accessibility, the use of resources as wisely as possible, separation of conflicting land uses, preventions of slum development, upgrading of settlements and environmental pollution control (Dantudu ,1998).The paper highlights the major difference between two urban planners conflicting interests of growth and conservation. The research states the factors influencing growth and related factors attached to conservation. Furthermore, major planning policies such planning development guideline, environmental protection act, town planning act, mix land use approach and land use planning approach elaborated in achieving conservation and the extent of planners current interest in sustainable development. Finally, Malaysian urban planners for harmonizing the contradicting forces,efforts in conserving the environment and in achieving sustainable development are explained.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: 3126/25112 (ISBN : 9789675741067)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Urban and regional planning, Land use planning, Conservation, Environmental protection, Sustainable development.
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr MZainora Asmawi
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2012 10:28
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2021 06:29
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/25112

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