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A case study of sustainable city in Putrajaya

Hasmori, Muhammad Fikri and Abas, Nor Haslinda and Deraman, Rafikullah and Nagapan, Sasitharan and Yunus, Riduan (2018) A case study of sustainable city in Putrajaya. In: Sustainable Construction and Building Technology. Penerbit UTHM, UTHM, pp. 33-44. ISBN 978-967-2216-39-1

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City is a place or area that should be concerned and given priority for any program related with public interest elements. National Environmental Policy that introduced and regulated by Department of Environmental (DOE) is a program that has the elements. Development of a city is a complex and complicated process, thus requires high development or construction cost and energy sources too. International and local researches stressed that a sustainable city is not just can lower the costs including maintenance cost, but more to contribute towards factor of sustainable city. It is can be seen which is in the economy, environment, social, and culture aspect, such can be shown by conserving the energy, protecting the environment that has clean and healthy surrounding environment, comfortable to live, save, and also can increase the resident’s quality of life. Based on those factors, this study was conducted in purpose to investigate the current level development of sustainable city in Putrajaya which based on the sustainable city development standard and to investigate the interrelationship between those factors and their effect towards sustainable city. The instrument used for this research is questionnaire and the respondents consist of sustainable city experts and competent person in the local municipal authority. Collected data analysed by a few type of analysis through the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) in 22.0 version. Based on the result, conclusion can be made that not all the listed factors in this study are the main contributor towards the development of Putrajaya sustainable city. A number of strategies and programs need to be developed more in order to achieve sustainable cities development through other factors that will be identified.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainable city; sustainable development; local authority; Putrajaya.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Rahim Mat Radzuan
Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2020 00:40
Last Modified: 19 Feb 2020 00:40
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/12651
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