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The tangible and intangible values of river towards sustainable urban landscape development

Mohd Hussain, Mohd Ramzi (2012) The tangible and intangible values of river towards sustainable urban landscape development. Journal of Architecture, Planning and Construction Management (JAPCM), 2 (1). pp. 1-22. ISSN 2231-9514

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Abstract

This paper presents a review on the tangible and intangible values of river towards sustaina-ble urban landscape development. The frame-work incorporated ecological knowledge related to river and sustainable planning and design process, rivers as an urban greenways corridor and green patches, river as urban heritage con-servation, rivers and riverfront development and theory from the Islamic perspectives. The objec-tive of the paper is to identify the functional and spatial structure of the existing river with respect to the requirements for harmonious develop-ment, protection and improvement of the sus-tainable urban landscape. It is also to provide important ecological and aesthetic benefits of river in urban setting. This study presents an understanding for facilitating protection, preser-vation, restoration, ecological enhancement of the river into a more comprehensive land-use planning process.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3177/36298
Uncontrolled Keywords: tangible and intangible values; sustainable urban landscape development; comprehensive land-use planning process
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: 09 Apr 2014 10:37
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 19:47
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/36298

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