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Physical barriers faced by People with Disabilities (PwDs) in shopping mall

Bashiti, Alaa and Abdul Rahim, Asiah (2016) Physical barriers faced by People with Disabilities (PwDs) in shopping mall. In: AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL2015), 25th-27th April 2015, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Abstract

This paper intends to discuss the issue of accessibility, connectivity and usability in the facilities that used by people with disabilities (PwDs) in shopping malls and the significance of the latest Malaysian standards (MS 1184:2014) Universal Design and Accessibility in the Built Environment-Code of Practice in evaluating shopping malls. Three case studies have been selected in Malaysia to evaluate accessibility for PwDs. Both qualitative and quantitative methods are applied in this study, Data were collected using semi structured interviews with PwDs to find out their perception on the level of accessibility of these buildings. Access audit and site observation were also carried out.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3061/62428
Uncontrolled Keywords: Universal design; accessibility; shoping malls; people with disabilities (PwDs)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2545.A1 Architecture and people with disabilities
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Prof. Dato' Sri Ar. Dr. Asiah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2018 11:35
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2018 16:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/62428

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