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Sustainable development factors for land development in UTM Johor Bahru campus

Mohamed , Khalid Ahmed (2010) Sustainable development factors for land development in UTM Johor Bahru campus. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.

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Abstract

Land development is one of dimensions which used to evaluate the development of nations. In Malaysia, universities occupy large land area, whilst in same time, universities’ land considered as a valuable asset for these universities. University is a place where a growing population and various buildings complex which support activities that are not only limited to education and research activities. A university has a role for community development and should offer sustainable living within the neighborhood. Several universities around the world has taken an action to implement and carried out researches about sustainability in their zones. In this manner, Malaysian Higher Education targets to adapt sustainability in the campus so that Malaysian universities are compatible with the international inclination. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) which is leading the engineering and technology knowledge in Malaysia is one of those universities which are craving to achieve sustainability in their campuses. Therefore, the necessity for sustainability development factors came to the surface in order to illustrate in how the improvements to achieve the proceeding of the plan. It is the aim of this study to identify the sustainable development factors that influence land development in UTM Johor Bahr campus. Data for this study was obtained through set of questionnaire and interviewing targeted respondents i.e campus community such as students and staffs. The the data was analysed by using statically analysis method and descriptive analysis method. The findings of this study found the increment of the population of UTM specially the students, and the need to erect new buildings to hold this increment are two main reasons contributing to propose the sustainable development contributing to propose the sustainable development factors that lead to control land development in UTM Johor Bahru campus.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Pengurusan Pembinaan)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010; Supervisor : Dr. Rozana Zakaria
Uncontrolled Keywords:land use, sustainable development
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:16721
Deposited By: Ms Zalinda Shuratman
Deposited On:06 Dec 2012 04:05
Last Modified:06 Dec 2012 04:10

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