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Crime prevention through landscape design in public park

Mohd Zuki, Muhammad Zukhairi and Ibrahim, Putri Haryati (2016) Crime prevention through landscape design in public park. In: UMRAN 2016: Towards Transcendent Environment, 25 April 2016, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study aimed on how crime can be prevented and fear of crime can be minimized through landscape design in the public park. The study focused on the element of the landscape design that can prevented crime based on the safe city program by Town and Country Planning Department. Although numerous studies have examined on crime prevention, extra attention needs to be given to the aspect of the element of the landscape design to ensure its sustainability. To obtain information on the element of landscape design that can prevented crime rate, questionnaires survey was distributed to user at Taman Jaya (n= 84) and Taman Aman (n=81). The study found that the availability of park, lack in term of the landscape element are the main problem that government should provide a better service to the public. This study has recommended several measure to address this issues such as provide the good landscape design that can help to reduce crime and minimized fear of user in the park

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 5381/53433
Uncontrolled Keywords: Crime Prevention, Landscape design, Public Park
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2500 General works
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Putri Haryati Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2016 09:38
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2016 09:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/53433

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