Revitalisation Strategies of Urban Public Space in George Town World Heritage Site

  • Maimunah Ramlee Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Perak Kampus Seri Iskandar, Malaysia
  • Dasimah Omar Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kampus Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Rozyah Mohd Yunus Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kampus Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Zalina Samadi Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Kampus Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract

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. 
https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v4i12.339

Published
2018-12-04
How to Cite
RAMLEE, Maimunah et al. Revitalisation Strategies of Urban Public Space in George Town World Heritage Site. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 12, p. 61-72, dec. 2018. ISSN 2514-751X. Available at: <https://aje-bs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/ajE-Bs/article/view/339>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v4i12.339.
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