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Forecasting scenic preferences for urban streetscape using photograph

Othman, Jamilah and Othman, Rashidi (2019) Forecasting scenic preferences for urban streetscape using photograph. Journal of Asian Scientific Research, 8 (12). pp. 301-308. ISSN 2226-5724

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The urban streetscape of Raja Laut is supported with multiple socio-cultural, administrative, educational, and economic activities. As such, awareness for a healthier environment can be promoted by encouraging more community involvement, including public participation in the landscape assessment exercise. It is believed that the charm and rich characters of the non-natural landscape components of the urban streetscape of Raja Laut should be protected, due to their scenic resources. Therefore, this paper documents the public's scenic preferences for future urban streetscape with an aim to identify the landscape components that have potential enhancing the scenic resources. Photographic simulation with small size sampling was used to assess the public's preferences. Interestingly, early findings indicate that colourful streetscape provide high scenic value. The insights also suggest that both natural and man-made attributes have equal scenic importance. Finding further explains the significant influence of natural attribute in the design and planning of the urban streetscapes in Kuala Lumpur and thus, should be further investigated.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Forecasting, Scenic preferences ,Urban streetscape, Photographic simulation, Landscape assessment, Public open space.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H92 Pictorial works
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR > N61 Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the visual arts
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr rashidi othman
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2019 12:38
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 16:26
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/70226

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