Sustainability in Malaysian heritage building conservation: integration of sustainability principle through the heritage legislation and policy / Mohd Izzat Afiq Ghazali

Mohd Izzat Afiq, Ghazali (2018) Sustainability in Malaysian heritage building conservation: integration of sustainability principle through the heritage legislation and policy / Mohd Izzat Afiq Ghazali. Masters thesis, University of Malaya.

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    Abstract

    The study aims at investigating the possibilities of integrating sustainability principle into the Malaysian heritage building through legislation and policy. The emerging of concern toward sustainability worldwide has causing the raise of concern toward the viability of the sustainability of these historical structures. With over 170 buildings are currently registered in the Malaysian National Heritage Council heritage list, this issues should be taken into consideration when planning for the next or current heritage conservation procedure. This research investigates the importance and relevance of three bottom line principles of sustainability for the the integration of sustainability in Malaysian heritage conservation. A comparative study between the current Malaysian and international heritage legislation and policy emphasis on finding the existing sustainable gap which in to be use as the basis on creating approaches in improving the sustainability integration of the current Malaysian heritage legislation. A review of literature concerning the sustainability principle and green maintenance, interviews with the Malaysian heritage governing and managing bodies are used as a tool of conducting qualitative and comparative research. The study perceived that through integration of the element of economic, social and environmental sustainability in the current Malaysian heritage legislation, the sustainability of the heritage building conservation can be improved. The study recommends approach method that can be adopted into the heritage legislation in improving the integration of sustainable principle in heritage conservation.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Additional Information: M.Sc (Building) -Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya, 2017.
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Historic buildings; Conservation and preservation; Architecture; Conservation and restoration; Historic preservation; Malaysia
    Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
    T Technology > TH Building construction
    Divisions: Faculty of the Built Environment
    Depositing User: Mr. Khairul Fadzlie Khalid
    Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2018 04:32
    Last Modified: 06 Dec 2018 04:33
    URI: http://studentsrepo.um.edu.my/id/eprint/9293

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