The Influential Image of Nighttime Urban Public Park in Forming Place Identity

Authors

  • Mohd Riduan Ngesan Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies; Centre for Town and Regional Planning Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 40450, Malaysia
  • Hafazah Abdul Karim Centre for Town and Regional Planning Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 40450, Malaysia
  • Syed Sobri Zubir Centre for Architecture Studies Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 40450, Malaysia

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https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v5i18.55

Abstract

The design of urban public park is an important factor which influence urban community leisure. The objective of this study is to investigate the community perceptions on nighttime leisure activities in urban public park. The questionnaire survey is done in Padang (green field) located in the urban center of Shah Alam and Putrajaya using random stratifies technique. There are four types of variable studied related to nighttime leisure in an urban public park namely comforts, conveniences, safety and nighttime leisure. The findings from this study are expected to show a positive perception of nighttime leisure in urban public park towards urban community.

Keywords: Image; urban public park; place identity; nighttime leisure activities

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.

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Published

2018-07-01

How to Cite

Ngesan, M. R., Abdul Karim, H., & Zubir, S. S. (2018). The Influential Image of Nighttime Urban Public Park in Forming Place Identity. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 3(9), 193-200. https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v5i18.55

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