Evaluation and Concept of Building Performance Towards Sustainability in Malaysian Higher Institutions
The growing populations of students to higher institution is increasing year by year, therefore, it is important to ensure that the building is well functioned throughout its lifecycle. Inevitably, the educational process may be interrupted if the building experience a poor performance conditions, thus affect the students’ academic achievement. Many studies have proved that there is the significance in providing holistic performance in educational buildings that able to improve the students’ learning environment. This study is aimed to provide a new rating tool for building performance that is hoped to be used for Malaysia’s higher educational buildings towards students’ learning improvement.
Keywords: higher institutions; performance evaluation; performance concept- learning efficiency.
eISSN 2514-751X © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.