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Landscape design for housing areas: a review

Mohd Hussain, Mohd Ramzi and Mohd Shahli, FitryNadia and Tukiman, Izawati and Zen, Ismawi (2017) Landscape design for housing areas: a review. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 12 (15). pp. 3829-3833. ISSN 1816-949x E-ISSN 1818-7803

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Abstract

This study presents the theoretical review of the importance of landscape design for housing areas. Landscape design has become a significant effect for humans as well as all living things in order to provide a conducive living environment. Innovative landscapes that incorporate ecologically ideas and strategic design may help to prevent from extensive building heat gain, reduce the energy and water consumption as well as produce the natural and healthy ambience to the surrounding. The study framework covers four main aspects which are issues related to the housing landscape design, landscape design perceived the value of housing, the current needs and demands of landscape design and policies related to the importance of landscape design in housing development. The aim of the study is to highlight the demand for the proper landscape design that should be provided in any housing development. It is hoped that the study will contribute to further enrich the landscape design innovation as part of green and sustainable housing planning and development.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3177/58311
Uncontrolled Keywords: landscape design, housing areas, conducing living environment, green and sustainable, strategic design
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA1 General
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.36 Sustainable 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: 12 Sep 2017 12:36
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2018 10:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58311

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