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Promoting health through sustainable landscape design at senior citizen complex Section 24, Shah Alam

Hasmi, Nurul Hasimawati and Ibrahim, Putri Haryati and Yaman, Maheran (2021) Promoting health through sustainable landscape design at senior citizen complex Section 24, Shah Alam. Design Ideals Journal, 3 (2). pp. 61-73. E-ISSN 2735-1785

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This project promotes healthy environments for the senior citizens through sustainable landscape design at the Senior Citizen Complex of Section 24, Shah Alam. Health is one of the prevailing issues faced by senior citizens that needs consideration. Therefore, this project proposed implementing a sustainable landscape design that will promote a healthy environment for senior citizens that can give long term impacts to their quality of life. This project is located in a residential area (Section 24) where senior citizens live. Section 24 Shah Alam has a theme of vegetation, and the name of each street with both Roman and Jawi symbolizes the identity of Shah Alam as “Bandaraya Melayu”. Therefore, observation, literature review and phone interview used to produce a comprehensive literature review on elderly and the benefits of sustainable landscape design to their health. The results obtained from the elderly needs and their preferences towards sustainable landscape designs.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Elderly, Aging, Sustainable Landscape Design, Sustainable Development Goals
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
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: LAr. Dr. Putri Haryati Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 30 Dec 2021 11:38
Last Modified: 30 Dec 2021 11:38
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/95753

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