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An insight of sustainable housing in Malaysia

Mohamed, Sulzakimin (2015) An insight of sustainable housing in Malaysia. In: ICUPD 2015, 7 Ocktober 2015, Tehran, Iran .

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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: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Dr. Sulzakimin Mohamed
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2016 06:39
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2016 06:39
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7763
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