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The awareness towards sustainable development of construction industry in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mohamed, Sulzakimin and Seow , Ta Wee and Chan, Ngai Weng (2017) The awareness towards sustainable development of construction industry in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. In: Dignified Researchers in Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering (DRCAEE) 2017, 18/04/2017 to 19/04/2017, Kyoto, Japan.

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Sustainable development has become an important aspect of the construction industries. There are many ways sustainability elements can be incorporated in the design, construction, operation and deconstruction of a building. Importantly sustainability represents the link between society and built environment professionals. In relation to that, this study involves a look at the construction industry in their awareness towards sustainable development. The focus is on the role of the Local Governments and how the stakeholders perceived it. Therefore, this study intend to look into the sustainable development and the understanding of the Sustainable Development using the interview with selected stakeholders. This study is to contribute to the enrichment of knowledge on the role of Local Governments in Sustainable Development. Hence, this research find out that Malaysian Local Governments need to improve the ways knowledge towards Sustainable Development are transferred.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Awareness; sustainable development; stakeholders
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:16
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:16
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9464
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