Rehabilitation of the traditional dwellings: a strategy for alleviating housing dilemma / Ziad Shehada, Naziaty Yaacob and Nila Keumal

Shehada, Ziad and Yaacob, Naziaty and Keumal, Nila (2014) Rehabilitation of the traditional dwellings: a strategy for alleviating housing dilemma / Ziad Shehada, Naziaty Yaacob and Nila Keumal. Built Environment Journal, 11 (2). pp. 1-15. ISSN 1675-5022

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Abstract

Ancient cities have a great cultural heritage in which the residential buildings form a proportion of up to 60%. These cities are characterised by meeting living population needs. However, the socio-economic and cultural developments occurred in the Palestinian society prompted many residents to abandon their traditional homes as they did not respond to the renewable community needs. The research aims to highlight the systematic rehabilitation of the heritage houses in Hebron old city (as a case study), and measure the satisfaction level of the residents through survey questionnaire. The research finds that traditional housing can meet the modern requirements through rehabilitation and achieves high degree of people s satisfaction.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Shehada, ZiadZshehada@yahoo.com
Yaacob, NaziatyUNSPECIFIED
Keumal, NilaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > Protection, assistance and relief > Rehabilitation
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Vernacular architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Housing
Divisions: Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Journal or Publication Title: Built Environment Journal
ISSN: 1675-5022
Volume: 11
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 1-15
Item ID: 13626
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rehabilitation, Traditional Dwellings, Housing Dilemma, Hebron
Last Modified: 16 May 2016 07:16
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13626

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