publication . Article . 2015

Users’ Perceptions on Pedestrian Prioritized Neighborhoods: a study on Terrace Row Housing Estates in Malaysia

Tareef Hayat Khan; Abubakar Danladi Isah; Elahe Anjomshoaa; Soheil Sabri;
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  • Published: 15 Jan 2015 Journal: International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability, volume 2, issue 1 (issn: 1511-1369, eissn: 2289-8948, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Abstract
Malaysia is currently enjoying an overhang of housing supply. The focus is gradually shifting from providing just a mere shelter to something more socially. Terrace row housing estates in Malaysia is the major prototype of housing in the country. Pedestrian activities are catalyst to social interaction, but have been ignored in this model. During the last century, motor age established the supremacy of car prioritized models over that of pedestrians around the world, Malaysia has not been an exception. The adverse social impact of such models led many countries to come up with new or retrofitted models. Such studies have not been done enough in Malaysian context...
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free text keywords: lcsh:Architecture, lcsh:NA1-9428, lcsh:Human ecology. Anthropogeography, lcsh:GF1-900, Social sustainability, Advertising, Unit (housing), Urban design, Social relation, Closed-ended question, Pedestrian, Marketing, Engineering, business.industry, business, Questionnaire, Multiculturalism, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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