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Nature & structure: merging blue & green landscape for holistic well being at Metropolitan Batu Park

Mohd Bohori, Nur Ayuni and Abu Bakar, Aniza and Ibrahim, Putri Haryati (2019) Nature & structure: merging blue & green landscape for holistic well being at Metropolitan Batu Park. Ideals Design, 1 (2). pp. 1-7.

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Abstract

This project is about enhancing the holistic well-being of the community around Metropolitan Batu Park and Sungai Batu Retention Pond that might have face the urban issues in term of environment, social and economy aspect. Therefore this project is proposed to create an integration of the blue and green landscape element, infrastructure and technology in merging these two area into one family park that can give the platform in spreading the positive well-being effect to the users. The project is located at Metropolitan Batu Park which is 33 acres and Sungai Batu Retention Pond which is 253 acres. The total area is 286 acres. Figure 1 shows the key and location plan of the selected site. Both area is classified as zone A (Sungai Batu Retention Pond) that consist of natural retention pond area that is not accessible to public engagement, and Zone B (Metropolitan Batu Park) which is a lake park consist of few recreational activities however is not being fully utilized due to maintenance problem Both water bodies of these two area is from the ex-mining open pit that have turned into beautiful lakes. Figure 2 shows the zoning area between these two parks throughout the planning process and the demographic data of the community area. This two zone is separated by Jalan 1/18D, a newly constructed road crossing the area connected to the main road.

Item Type: Article (Bulletin)
Additional Information: 3434/78031
Uncontrolled Keywords: nature, green landscape, Metropolitan Batu Park, Kuala Lumpur, holistic well-being
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2542.35 Environmental aspect of architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying > NA9053.R4 City planning
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr. Aniza Abu Bakar
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2020 13:16
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2020 11:53
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/78031

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