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Malaysia case studies of urban and regional planning

Mohamed Osman, Mariana and Zahari, Rustam Khairi and Bachok, Syahriah, eds. (2015) Malaysia case studies of urban and regional planning. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 92-109. ISBN 978-967-418-328-8

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Malaysia Case Studies of Urban and Regional Planning is another continued effort by academicians from the Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design (KAED) of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in sharing their research outputs with the decision-makers, practitioners, stakeholders, students of built environment as well as interested members of the public. Cities in Malaysia are increasingly faced by ever changing development. Nowadays, the concept of urban and urbanism in regards to problems such as increasing population, multiplicity in number of cities, air and noise pollution and traffic jams evolved in deep variation and changes. It is obvious that rapid changes in physical and economic development joint with social changes will have an influence on live dynamic of cities. Sustainability approach to city planning for development in Malaysia is expected to encounter many issues extending from the provision and location of various public facilities to resolving transport and environment related problems including legal issues and also food security for city residents. To promote sustainable city, the initiatives merged with community development together with physical design without compromising the future needs as sustainable city is a city based on patterns of production and consumption that can be pursued into the future without degrading the human or natural environment. Cities planning and Urban studies is very broad based subject that covers technical and political process concerned with the control of the use of land and design of the urban environment, including transportation networks, to guide and ensure the orderly development of settlement and communities. The wide ranging topics in this Book reflect the various dimensions of cities and urban planning that is holistic and comprehensive. One of the key objectives of this Book is to provide a platform for town planners to share new ideas and experiences on cities and urban planning. This edited book has addressed the above mentioned sustainable planning issues and challenges in the Malaysian cities in the ten chapters that it contains.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 3833/43022
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 Urban & Regional Planning
Depositing User: Dr Mariana Mohamed Osman
Date Deposited: 20 May 2015 17:26
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2017 10:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/43022

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