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A review of sustainable development for housing scheme in Malaysia

Mohamed, Sulzakimin (2015) A review of sustainable development for housing scheme in Malaysia. Global Journal of Engineering Science and Research Management, 2 (12). pp. 67-72. ISSN 2349-4506

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Abstract

The growth of population in Malaysia is increasing. This means the need for buildings and infrastructure will also increase. The implementation of green concept in construction industry is really important as it can reduce the negative impacts. However, developers still using conventional way to construct the housing. This gives huge impact to our environment and also human health. Meanwhile, there are actually some barriers hinder developers to adopt this in their projects. Besides, there are some efforts made by government to encourage developers to adopt green in construction but unfortunately the progress is slow in Malaysia. In this study, the perception of stakeholders on sustainable housing will be reviewed. Thus, this study could really help our awareness on environment and create a more healthy living space to for stakeholders.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable development; housing; stakeholders
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > TA190-194 Management of engineering works
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Dr. Sulzakimin Mohamed
Date Deposited: 31 Dec 2015 06:14
Last Modified: 31 Dec 2015 06:14
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7411
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