Revitalizing Marang Waterfront as tourism destination through sustainable tourism approach/ Akmal Suhaila Ahmed Latfi

Ahmed Latfi, Akmal Suhaila (2017) Revitalizing Marang Waterfront as tourism destination through sustainable tourism approach/ Akmal Suhaila Ahmed Latfi. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Waterfront development is a global trend that is being carried out in large urban cities, or even small towns all over the world. The ultimate goal is always held an essential and timeless attraction for many people by providing the combination of social, economic and environmental factors. For this study, it will examine how to revitalize waterfront as tourism destination through sustainable tourism approach. Generally, the problem was made worse by the poor connectivity and accessibility towards waterfront, the failure in appreciating and maintaining of waterfronts and less public engagement with the space activity. The methodology of this study involves the implementation stages of secondary data from government department and existing data from previous researchers which already published. The primary data has been identified through observation and data recorded method. All collected data are synthesized to identify the potential area to be developed and preserved. From the master plan, it is shown how the design concept of "Transition of Symphony" be applied and make each space connected to other space. The proposed master plan is considered all element, factors and even contribution to user at riverside and coastal area. It will make local people or tourist will keep come and appreciate the identity value of the place. In addition, the cultural space provided is to highlighted local cultural resources and their belief toward human interpretation in daily activities. In conclusion, the waterfront development of is basically an effort to bringing the culture and to advertise it as one of the tourism purpose. Hopefully, this project can be used as a design strategies and guidelines for stakeholders in revitalizing waterfront development in strengthening the identity and culture of their city.


Item Type: Student Project
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Ahmed Latfi, Akmal Suhaila
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > Travel and the state. Tourism
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography > Hydrology. Water
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Programme: Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Hons)
Keywords: Waterfront development, open space, revitalizing, sustainable tourism, connectivity, identity, tourism destination.
Date: 2017
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