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Vertical greenery system as public art? possibilities and challenges in Malaysian urban context

Abu Bakar, Nur Izzah and Mansor, Mazlina and Harun, Nor Zalina (2014) Vertical greenery system as public art? possibilities and challenges in Malaysian urban context. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 153 (1). pp. 230-241. ISSN 1877-0428

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Abstract

Integrating public art with Vertical Greenery could promote sustainable principle in public spaces. Therefore, to investigate the possibilities and challenges of integrating Vertical Greenery with public art, this paper reviews nine projects in public spaces at urban places in Malaysia, as reference studies. It explores diverse dimensions of Vertical Greenery, types of public art and how they fit each other. The findings show that there are various types, systems and methods of Vertical Greenery applied in Malaysia and in coherent with the operational definition for public art used. Yet, Vertical Greenery’s promoters deal with several challenges in encouraging its vast application in urban Malaysia.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3283/39392
Uncontrolled Keywords: Challenges; potentials; public art; Vertical Greenery (VG)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N8700 Art and the state. Public art
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: Asst. Prof. Dr. Mazlina Mansor
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2014 11:31
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 12:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/39392

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