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A review of sustainable neighborhood indicator for urban development in Libya

Elgadi, Ahmed Abdulmotaleb and Ismail, Lokman Hakim (2016) A review of sustainable neighborhood indicator for urban development in Libya. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (4). pp. 2607-2613. ISSN 18196608

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Abstract

The sustainability of a neighborhood has a crucial role in preserving the environment for future generations. The development of neighborhoods consumes an excessive amount of land that needs to be protected. Libya must consider sustainable neighborhood indicators in its urban planning and design to allow future generations to benefit from such development. This paper focuses on issues that are related to the sustainable neighborhood indicators and development of Libya. Specifically, sustainable neighborhood development was investigated on the basis of shareholders, whereas the sustainable neighborhood indicators were examined in terms of their physical features and benefits. Results showed that sustainable neighborhood indicators of various countries are generally similar and only differ depending on their regional climate characteristics. This paper proposes several approaches for optimizing the sustainable neighborhood indicators of Libya.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sustainable development; sustainable neighborhood; urban sustainable indicator
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Construction Engineering and Architecture
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8846
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