Public open space’s contribution to quality of life : does privatisation matters? / Achmad Delianur Nasution and Wahyuni Zahrah

Zahrah, Wahyuni (2012) Public open space’s contribution to quality of life : does privatisation matters? / Achmad Delianur Nasution and Wahyuni Zahrah. Asian Journal Of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 3 (9). pp. 59-74. ISSN 1394-0384

Abstract

Quality of life of people in urban area is the outcome of people interaction with urban environment. Many studies indicate that public open space is one of important urban environment elements which give positive contribution to quality of life. This paper investigates how privatization of public open space affects quality of life of people while many studies show degradation of 'publicness' of public space due to privatization. Research finding indicates that people keep doing their social activities both in privatized and public area but physically segregated.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Zahrah, WahyuniUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > Urban groups. The city. Urban sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Journal or Publication Title: Asian Journal Of Environment-Behaviour Studies
ISSN: 1394-0384
Volume: 3
Number: 9
Page Range: pp. 59-74
Item ID: 8701
Uncontrolled Keywords: urban open space privatization, social activity, quality of life
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/8701

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