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

Mohd. Hussain, Mohd. Ramzi (2011) The tangible and intangible values of river towards sustainable urban landscape development. In: UMRAN 2011 National Seminar: Towards Sustainable Living Environment, 8 March 2011, KAED, IIUM.

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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: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Additional Information: 3177/4135
Uncontrolled Keywords: tangible and intangible values; sustainable urban landscape development; comprehensive land-use planning process
Subjects: 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 Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2011 15:26
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2011 10:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/4135

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