Retrofitting of old buildings into museum in Penang : challenges and possible solutions / Syaiful Zahreen Johari Al Hadi and Nurul Huda Muhamad

Johari Al Hadi, Syaiful Zahreen and Muhamad, Nurul Huda (2018) Retrofitting of old buildings into museum in Penang : challenges and possible solutions / Syaiful Zahreen Johari Al Hadi and Nurul Huda Muhamad. In: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018), September 2018, Universiti Teknologi Mara Perak Branch.

Abstract

Heritage buildings are a legacy from the past that needs to be conserved Buildings are to prevent it from being lost forever it is imperative that preservations must be made for the benefit of future generations. However, some of these buildings are at risk from defects and are not being well cared for due to lack of technical knowledge and high cost of repair and maintenance. Hence, retrofitting of a building requires an understanding of the existing building performance before considering the improvement to be made on it. The purpose of this research is to understand the challenges related to retrofitting old Buildings into museums. This study uses a quantitative method which is by distributing questionnaires to the respondents comprising of, the manager, the maintenance staff, the admin and the clerk. One of the highest challenges that respondents gave included strongly on safety aspects of the building structure and for the suitable solution. Respondents commented strongly agree in understanding the terms of retrofitting, implement guidelines and regulations on retrofitting buildings as well as giving more education, training and activities to create awareness.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Johari Al Hadi, Syaiful Zahreen
syaiful_zahreen94@yahoo.com
Muhamad, Nurul Huda
nurul885@perak.uitm.edu.my
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 3rd Undergraduate Seminar on Built Environment and Technology 2018 (USBET2018)
Event Dates: September 2018
Page Range: pp. 334-338
Keywords: Challenges, Museum, Retrofitting
Date: 2018
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/51113
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