Perak Malay Hard Landscape Elements: An overview

  • Ahmad Zamil Zakaria Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610 Perak, Malaysia
  • Mohd Sabrizaa Abd Rashid Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610 Perak, Malaysia
  • Syazwani Ahmad Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Seri Iskandar Campus, 32610 Perak, Malaysia
Keywords: Perak Malay garden, Malay landscape, Malay garden concept, Cultural Landscape

Abstract

This study is a continuation of previous studies about the Malay landscape in the state of Perak. The purpose of this study was to obtain a list of hard landscape elements that exist in the residential compound of the Malays in the present. The objective of the study was to determine the function of each component of a hard landscape. The scope of the survey is along the Perak River in Perak Tengah District. The need for this study is to reveal the identity of the Malay landscape and improve the self-esteem of the community indirectly.

Keywords: Perak Malay garden; Malay landscape; Malay garden concept; Cultural Landscape

eISSN 2398-4279 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

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Published
2018-03-18
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