Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur

This thesis discussed a research in defining the types of veranda uses for social activities in tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur shows low continuity between sites due to the gaps area caused by the abandoned buildings that may give negative impact to the street lif...

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Main Author: Abdul Ghofar, Hasfar Syazwani
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Language:English
Published: 2016
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spelling my-utm-ep.609422017-10-08T07:43:37Z Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur 2016-06 Abdul Ghofar, Hasfar Syazwani TH Building construction This thesis discussed a research in defining the types of veranda uses for social activities in tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur shows low continuity between sites due to the gaps area caused by the abandoned buildings that may give negative impact to the street life. In a relation, the existence of veranda is commonly known within the rural area where it is normally built in traditional Malay houses. However, the adaptation of veranda in urban context is less acknowledged although it is a very effective architectural element that plays many role in social and environmental aspects. Hence, a methodology of identify the veranda typology and relating it to the pedestrian movement pattern of density using scientific analysis of space syntax is carried out. To strengthen the findings, literature review and case studies are done in order to identify the specific veranda typology used in the urban context. The pedestrian movement data is analyzed in order to determine the workability of veranda typology used in tropical urban context. The findings suggest that although veranda is an extension of an architectural feature has much to offer and it able to play a big role in enhancing the social environment in the urban context. 2016-06 Thesis http://eprints.utm.my/id/eprint/60942/ http://eprints.utm.my/id/eprint/60942/1/HasfarSyazwaniAbdulMFAB2016.pdf application/pdf en public http://dms.library.utm.my:8080/vital/access/manager/Repository/vital:94134 masters Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment Faculty of Built Environment
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topic TH Building construction
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Abdul Ghofar, Hasfar Syazwani
Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur
description This thesis discussed a research in defining the types of veranda uses for social activities in tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur. Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur shows low continuity between sites due to the gaps area caused by the abandoned buildings that may give negative impact to the street life. In a relation, the existence of veranda is commonly known within the rural area where it is normally built in traditional Malay houses. However, the adaptation of veranda in urban context is less acknowledged although it is a very effective architectural element that plays many role in social and environmental aspects. Hence, a methodology of identify the veranda typology and relating it to the pedestrian movement pattern of density using scientific analysis of space syntax is carried out. To strengthen the findings, literature review and case studies are done in order to identify the specific veranda typology used in the urban context. The pedestrian movement data is analyzed in order to determine the workability of veranda typology used in tropical urban context. The findings suggest that although veranda is an extension of an architectural feature has much to offer and it able to play a big role in enhancing the social environment in the urban context.
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author Abdul Ghofar, Hasfar Syazwani
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title Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur
title_short Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur
title_full Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur
title_fullStr Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur
title_full_unstemmed Defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of Kuala Lumpur
title_sort defining the types of veranda uses in a tropical urban context of kuala lumpur
granting_institution Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment
granting_department Faculty of Built Environment
publishDate 2016
url http://eprints.utm.my/id/eprint/60942/1/HasfarSyazwaniAbdulMFAB2016.pdf
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