Revitalisation Strategies of Urban Public Space in George Town World Heritage Site
Revitalisation of urban public space in Core Zone, George Town World Heritage Site (GTWHS) is a mechanism to redevelop the public space area in accordance with the development growth and population. This paper has discussed the revitalisation factors in creating a great urban public space. The main objectives of this study are : 1) to identify urban public space characteristics which is significantly for revitalisation purposes, and 2) to derive the more functionally public space that fit the modern urban life. A combination of method was applied, including quantitative and qualitative method. It has been concluded that it is important to revitalise urban public space through planning and urban management.
Keywords: public space; urban revitalisation; revitalisation strategies
eISSN 2514-751X © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRAcE-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) andcE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.