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Effective parameters on street vitality in Johor Bahru City Center

Rastegar, Niloufar (2013) Effective parameters on street vitality in Johor Bahru City Center. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment.



Cities all over the world are rediscovering their public spaces and a general awareness has been awakened regarding the need for dignified, high quality city environments for people. Vitality is a major characteristic in public spaces and especially streets to attract more people. To have a lively area we need some elements to create an environment suitable for all ages and races to come, walk, sit, gather and spare time without force. Johor Bahru city is the fast developing and changing which attracts many users and tourists every day especially in the city center. The study established on the effective parameters of vitality in streets as a prerequisite to create a livable urban environment. The study discusses the essential components of vitality, its criteria, its determinants and finding the most effective parameters of street vitality in Johor Bahru city center. The study is limited to the functional and physical character of the street and different criteria relating to the activities and behavior of street users.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Science (Urban Design)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2013; Supervisor : Dr. Wan Zakri Abdullah
Uncontrolled Keywords:streets design, street vitality
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:33143
Deposited By: Kamariah Mohamed Jong
Deposited On:25 Oct 2013 03:24
Last Modified:17 Sep 2017 00:54

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