Low cost flat: A study on comfort level in relation on design and planning / Nordiana Ahyad

Ahyad, Nordiana (2001) Low cost flat: A study on comfort level in relation on design and planning / Nordiana Ahyad. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.

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Abstract

Comfortable is the important thing for occupant lives n their house. Living in high density more exposed to comfortable problem due to occupant’s complaint especially living in low cost flat. Comfortable living can be related to design development for the house. In Malaysia, the Malaysian Government has targeted to built 235,000 units of low cost houses. There is no research in Malaysia has been done on the design comfort of low cost flat especially for three major ethnic groups namely Malay, Chinese and Indian with each groups’ own culture and lifestyle. This study present on design comfort for low cost flat developed by government and private sector. It included correct orientation of the building, layout of units according to prevalent wind direction, cross ventilation, temperature, lighting and noise.

Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Low cost flat; Design; Planning; culture and lifestyle; occupant’s complaint
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Housing
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > City planning. Regional planning
Divisions: Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitan 1
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2016 02:36
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2016 02:36
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/15511

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