The awareness of generation ‘Y’ on green building development in Malaysia / Syarifah Nur Nazihah Syed Jamalulil, Haryati Mohd Isa and Nurul Huda Ahmad

Syarifah Nur Nazihah, Syed Jamalulil and Haryati, Mohd Isa and Nurul Huda, Ahmad (2015) The awareness of generation ‘Y’ on green building development in Malaysia / Syarifah Nur Nazihah Syed Jamalulil, Haryati Mohd Isa and Nurul Huda Ahmad. In: Proceedings of Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues (Go Green), 7-8 October 2015, Dewan Kuliah Al-Khawarizmi Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Perak.

Abstract

Malaysian construction industry has undergone over 50 years of rapid industrialization and became an economic
engine for the country. The industry contributes 5% to Gross Development Product and employs almost 9.3% of
overall workforce. However, most of the development has been reported as unsustainableand requires specific
sustainable approach to the construction industry. This situation urges the government and professional bodies in
Malaysia to take proactive actions in promoting sustainability concept for better environmental and social
protection. Nevertheless, creating new sustainable construction concept highly depends on the knowledge and involvement of participants within this industry especially generation ‘Y’. This research aims to investigate the awareness of generation ‘Y’ on green building development in the Malaysian construction industry. In addition, this research also recommends means to improve the level of awareness on green building development among generation ‘Y’ in Malaysia. Data will be collected through questionnaire survey. The paper posits that it is
essential to raise the awareness and educate generation ‘Y’ on green building development for continual improvement in the future.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
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Email / ID Num.
Syarifah Nur Nazihah, Syed Jamalulil
syari5008@perak.uitm.edu.my
Haryati, Mohd Isa
harya966@perak.uitm.edu.my
Nurul Huda, Ahmad
huda93_nurul@yahoo.com
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Sustainable architecture
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > Sustainable architecture > Malaysia
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
T Technology > TH Building construction > Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings > Sustainable buildings. Sustainable construction
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: Proceedings of Postgraduate Conference on Global Green Issues (Go Green)
Event Dates: 7-8 October 2015
Page Range: pp. 405-410
Keywords: Awareness; Generation Y; Green Building; Construction Industry
Date: 2015
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33221
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