Adaptation of building services in building conservation / Nurulhafizah Mohd Ramli

Mohd Ramli, Nurulhafizah (2011) Adaptation of building services in building conservation / Nurulhafizah Mohd Ramli. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi MARA.


Building services becomes a part of the building as it helps to operate performance of the building. It is possible for modern building as it is designed to fix the services. It is becomes difficult to install those services in historic buildings due to sensitive aging structure. In order to preserve and conserve historic buildings, adaptation of building services should be considered. The main concern should be taken in installation of new services in historic buildings is minimal disturbance to the building. Towards that, the study on adaptation of building services in building conservation was carried out to determine the implementation of those services. It is focusing on identifying the installation worked carried out in conservation project thus determining the implementation and problems related to the topic discussed. It was found that, most of historic buildings were not properly installed M&E system in the building. Three selected case studies were carried out in this research and resulted minimal discussion and knowledge about installation technique of building services has been done in conservation project. Therefore, deeper understanding of installation technique of building services in historic building will be discussed in this report. At the end of the study, based on the knowledge from literature review some suggestion is review, so that the installation of services in historic building might be improved in the future.


Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Mohd Ramli, NurulhafizahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Conservation and restoration. Preservation and restoration of architectural monuments
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Historic buildings
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Item ID: 2939
Uncontrolled Keywords: Building services, modern building, historic buildings, preserve and conserve


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