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Determining attributes of urban plaza for social sustainability

Harun, Nor Zalina and Zakariya, Khalilah and Mansor, Mazlina and Zakaria, Khairunnisa (2014) Determining attributes of urban plaza for social sustainability. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 153. pp. 606-615. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

Social sustainability can be attributed to various physical factors in the city. Among the important factors that are often associated with social sustainability is the availability of public spaces. However the success of this public space is still disputable. This study is about the urban plaza and its role in the formation of a sustainable and vibrant city. It asserts that the existence and preservation of such spaces in a city is vital.The findings from the study highlights that urban plaza has more than one meaning, strong reason that encourages the locals to utilize the area.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3640/39353
Uncontrolled Keywords: public space; urban plaza; Dataran Bandaraya Ipoh; social sustainability
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT101 Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying
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. Khalilah Zakariya
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 11:02
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 12:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39353

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