Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow: magnifying the historic space of Kuala Kedah Fort

Dziyauddin, Nor Najwa (2018) Yesterday - Today - Tomorrow: magnifying the historic space of Kuala Kedah Fort. Degree thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Puncak Alam Campus.


The heritage site can be simply defined as an interesting place where people describe themselves in term of belonging to a specific place. For this study, it will reminiscence the historical values and the nostalgia of Kuala Kedah Fort area towards authentic place by enhancing the local physical character. The physical character will emphasize on the function of public space, the systematic linkages between natural area and
historical area. The methodology of this study involves the implementation stage of secondary data from the government department and existing data from previous
researchers which already published. The primary data has been identified the potential area to develop and preserved. Based on the strategy and design ideas inspired from the concept of ‘Reminiscence’ that has been transformed into the physical form in designing the public space to be more functional, systematic linkages and conservation of historical features to make the place be more authentic with own true local identity in facing the modernism in 2035. The aim and objectives are to bring back the unique experience and the originality monuments and buildings as well with history of Kedah’s Royalty and Colonials within the Coastal Port Town at Kuala Kedah Fort. To optimize the link of natural area and historical area that can promote the activities using a living heritage approach and lastly, to provide master plan that encourage user
to experience the liveable public space that have various activities. Hopefully, this project can be used as a design strategy and guidelines for stakeholders in reviving the
heritage site to give a sense of place that creates a different feeling and memorable experience.


Item Type: Thesis (Degree)
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Dziyauddin, Nor Najwa
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > Travel and the state. Tourism
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Conservation and restoration. Preservation and restoration of architectural monuments
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Architecture, Colonial
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > Landscape architecture
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Keywords: Heritage site, natural site, public space, conservation, reminiscence, memorable, nostalgic, sense of place, fisherman village.
Date: 2018
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