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The review for the use of urban climatic map in the land use plan for urban planning

Ibrahim, Illyani and Abu Samah, Azizan and Fauzi, Rosmadi (2014) The review for the use of urban climatic map in the land use plan for urban planning. PLANNING MALAYSIA - Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 3. pp. 95-110. ISSN 1675-6215

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Abstract

Urbanization leads to positive and negative impacts on the society. While it accelerates economic growth, it also brings negative impact to the environment and people‘s health. The growth of urbanization is unavoidable; therefore, sustainability needs to be maintained to preserve the liveability of urban dwellers. The intention of this study is to review the use of climatic information in planning future developments in the local land use map. The studies of content and interview method were done in order to understand the real situation of this environmental mitigation. In further, the identification of the gaps of e study. The findings of this study were used to propose the climate indicators for the existing land use map. Future studies may focus on conducting preliminary experiments to apply the urban climatic map in the local context.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7136/41038
Uncontrolled Keywords: urbanization, climate, urban climatic map, indicators, spatial planning
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 Illyani Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2017 17:16
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2017 12:13
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/53751

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