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The impact of landscape design on house prices and values in residential development in urban areas

Mohd Hussain, Mohd Ramzi and Tukiman, Izawati and Zen, Ismawi and Mohd Shahli, FitryNadia (2014) The impact of landscape design on house prices and values in residential development in urban areas. In: 2014 5th International Conference on Environmental Science and Development (ICESD 2014), 19-21 February 2014, Singapore. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Focusing on a world class living environment, a good quality residential area can be highlighted as an important issue in creating a sustainable living environment. However, limited green spaces within the proximity of residential properties are not supporting the landscape space and are not conducive to living space. The aim of the paper is to investigate the impact of landscape design on house prices and values in residential development particularly in urban areas. The paper employed quantitative approaches which include i) a questionnaire survey; and ii) an observation. This empirical study is based on the findings of case studies conducted in several residential areas in Klang Valley. The findings show that the residents have very clear ideas on how much green space is really important in residential areas in order to create a sustainable residential environment. Despite the absence of public actions in terms of providing information, encouraging participations in the survey and promoting awareness of those interviewed have shown considerable interest in promoting landscape design to be applied in residential development. The perceptions of the quality and quantity of landscape designs in residential areas especially in Klang Valley can be further researched for future study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3177/36274
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainable living environment, landscape design, house prices and values, residential development, quality of landscape design
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 Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2014 09:55
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2015 20:40
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36274

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