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Identifying cultural landscape components in the district of Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia

Mansor, Mazlina and Abdul Latip, Nurul Syala and Salleh, Nurul Hamiruddin and Kamaruddin , zumahiran and Mahamod, Lukman Hakim (2013) Identifying cultural landscape components in the district of Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia. In: 2013 ACLA International Symposium, 12-14 October 2013, Seoul National Univeristy, South Korea.

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Abstract

The paper aims to identify the components that exist in the cultural landscapes of the Kuala Kangsar district, Malaysia. This paper presents a part of a larger study from four disciplines in the built environment, which explore and evaluate the values of heritage components of a district in Malaysia. The aim is to characterize a ‘heritage district’ in Malaysian towns. Therefore, for landscape architecture discipline, the paper reviews the types of the cultural landscape component and explain them in relation to the case study site, i.e. Kuala Kangsar, a district in Perak, Peninsular Malaysia. Kuala Kangsar is a district with many historical legacies and diverse natural, tangible and intangible cultural landscapes. These include rivers, traditional Malay villages, royal town with its historic buildings, open spaces and landscape structures, and traditions which date as far back to the Malacca Sultanate era (15th century). The components are the results of the activities of the local people and their interactions with a place.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3283/32315
Uncontrolled Keywords: cultural landscapes, components, Kuala Kangsar, values
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT51 Human settlements. Communities
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: Asst. Prof. Dr. Mazlina Mansor
Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2013 14:38
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015 11:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/32315

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