publication . Thesis . 2002

Seremban Urban Park, Malaysia: a Preference Study

Maulan, Suhardi;
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  • Published: 09 May 2002
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Unlike the West, where many studies have explored how peopleâ s needs are fulfilled by urban parks, Malaysia has received very little attention from researchers. One reason for this is the fact that Malaysia has only a short public park tradition. Although folk art and stories have chronicled a long history of gardens and other parks, these spaces were only accessible to royal family members and autocrats. In Malaysia, the concept of free public parks is relatively recent, having been introduced by the British colonial government. This thesis aims to analyze the current demands on urban parks in Malaysia. It specifically studies an urban park in the city of Sere...
Subjects
free text keywords: Malaysia, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Urban Park, Preferences
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