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Barrier free campus landscape for students with disabilities

Mohd Hussain, Mohd Ramzi and Tukiman, Izawati (2015) Barrier free campus landscape for students with disabilities. Asian Academic Reseach Journal of Multidisplinary , 2 (5). pp. 200-211. ISSN 2319 – 2801

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Abstract

This paper discusses the theoretical aspects of disability and its relationship to campus planning. It presents the theoretical frameworks consist of the definition of disability and people with disabilities (PwDs); types of disabilities in built environment which cover issues and challenges faced by disabled peoples; outdoor spaces of campus planning and outdoor campus environment from the aspects of landscape design. This paper focuses on the barrier free campus landscape design in campus planning and reviews the needs of Student with Disabilities (SwDs) as part of PwDs in terms of their accessibility, safety, usability, and integrated design, in order to create a barrier free campus environment. The paper provides a platform to discover the needs of the disabled students, especially in the campus environment, based on the type of disabilities.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3177/45244
Uncontrolled Keywords: people with disabilities (PwDs); barrier free campus; universal design; campus environment; Student with Disabilities (SwDs)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
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: 21 Oct 2015 09:06
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2017 16:35
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/45244

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