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Place attachment in relation to urban street vitality

Zaidin, Nurbazliah and Mohd Hussain, Mohd Ramzi and Tukiman, Izawati and Mohd Shahli, FitryNadia (2014) Place attachment in relation to urban street vitality. In: 2nd International Workshop on Livable City 2014, 9th-11th December 2014, Tabung Haji Hotel, Alor Setar, Kedah .

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Abstract

Street plays an important role in shaping the urban living environment. Preliminary studies have highlighted on the importance of the street as public space that provide setting for activities and amenities which allow people to do their activities. Simultaneously, it can attract more people to the city and invite social interaction among them. However, the roles of urban street as public space have weakened due to rapid growth development. It is more focused on the transportation compared to the people who make people feel less attached to the street. Therefore, this paper is aimed to review on the place attachment and its significance in affecting the urban street vitality. The analyzed review comprising on the urban streets in the context of interrelation between two main factors which is the i) behavioral pattern of people and ii) the physical features of streets. These main factors create an attachment feeling in the area that will lead to the vitality of urban streets. Hence, this paper will givean understanding of how place attachment influence people’s presence on the streets in order to attract people and enliven the urban street.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3177/40553 ISBN: 978-967-394-203-9 Proceeding of International Workshop on Livable City 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords: street, public space, activities, place attachment, urban street vitality
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N8700 Art and the state. Public art
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA1 General
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2015 08:29
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2015 15:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/40553

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