Preservation and conservation of historical landmarks: the impact on property development in Kuala Lumpur / Syed Idros Syed Mohsin

Syed Idros, Syed Mohsin (1985) Preservation and conservation of historical landmarks: the impact on property development in Kuala Lumpur / Syed Idros Syed Mohsin. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Over the years, much have been written and discussed
about the need for preservation of historical buildings<,
The controversy is raised every now and then whenever a
seemingly historical building is affected one way or
another., Arguments both for and against preservation
have been raised, quite often, with some justification on
both sides.
Nevertheless, the need for preservation of genuinely
historical buildings, structures and sites are beyond
disputeo For a relatively new nation like Malaysia, the
need to preserve the physical signs of its history is a
crucial element in the attempts of nation buildingĀ»
Whether these structures or sites are pre- or
post-independence, modern or ancient, should not be an
issue0 One should not adopt a jaundiced view of things,
and must be proud of one's history for what they are0
Therefore, one must able to transcend petty political
narrow-mindedness in his or hers selection...

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Item Type: Student Project
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Syed Idros, Syed Mohsin
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Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Date: 1985
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/789
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