Towards Prevalence of Negeri Sembilan Malay Traditional Architecture for Future Communities: Misconceptions

  • Mawar Masri Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, 40450, Selangor D.E., Malaysia


Negeri Sembilan’s unique identity is facing gradual disappearance endangering future generation’s identity’s ownership as well as cultural and built environment quality due to such misconception. This paper seek to present the findings of a comprehensive literature reviews which then tested by a perception survey. The literature review is part of the research activities aimed in unravelling the authenticity of Negeri Sembilan traditional houses. The research methodology was qualitative. This  paper enables understanding of apparent misconception and an important milestone on an on-going research towards preserving the Negeri Sembilan architectural identity for our future communities in facing environmental challenges.

Keywords: Negeri Sembilan traditional architecture; misconception; identity ownership; future communities.

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 ( 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. 

How to Cite
MASRI, Mawar. Towards Prevalence of Negeri Sembilan Malay Traditional Architecture for Future Communities: Misconceptions. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 8, p. 187-204, may 2018. ISSN 2514-751X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 30 mar. 2020. doi:

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