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Housing for 3 generation with application of universal design (Sentul, Kuala Lumpur)

Al Jazri, Abdullah Husin and Abdul Rahim, Asiah (2019) Housing for 3 generation with application of universal design (Sentul, Kuala Lumpur). Design Ideals, 1 (1). pp. 15-18.

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Abstract

The main objective for this paper is to obtain a framework to allow adaptable and flexible housing solution for multi-generational living by applying universal design approach to make it more user friendly. Malaysian population shall reach 32 million by 2020, and almost 70 percent will be in urban area by 2020, today, 63.8 percent is urbanized. Malaysia will also reach ageing nation and the projection of 15 percent of the population will be aged 60 and above in 2050. This calls for a new housing trend that will address these issues. Application of universal design during pre-construction should be encouraged. The methodology applied is by using table research and literature review. Primary data from qualitative approach, including interviews, observation and questionnaire will be analysed. Secondary data from literature, using content analysis will be carried out. This paper will conclude by producing a set of design criteria for three generation housing, which applied universal design approach, which promote financially rewarding to both developers and residents, and to create as a catalyst for the future housing development in Malaysia.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3061/49354
Uncontrolled Keywords: housing, 3 generation, universal design, Sentul
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA100 Architecture and the state
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Prof. Dato' Sri Ar. Dr. Asiah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 03 May 2019 09:29
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 10:10
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49354

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