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Melaka, the world heritage city conservation approach in the urban planning perspective

Idid, Syed Zainol Abidin (2010) Melaka, the world heritage city conservation approach in the urban planning perspective. In: First International Conference for urban & Architecture Heritage in Islamic Countries, 23-28 May 2010, King Faisal Conference Hall, Riyadh Intercontinental Hotel Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

The main drawback of urban consercation in Malaysia is hypothesisted bye the conflicting ways in which various stakeholders perceive the role of urban conservation. They failed to see that conservation is directed among other things to; maintaining places of cultural significance i.e, a whole neighbourhood, part or even the entire town, and it focuses on ensuring a harmonious relationship of old and new. The key to a common goal in achieving successful urban conservation is in the understanding of the appropriate approaches towards tackling the complex issues of 'living city' as in the case of the World Heritage City of Melaka. The principles for the development of practical conservation guideline is lacking especially in the aspect of enhancing the 'liveliness' in a semi run-down urban areas that was once the hub of a particular town.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:living historic city, urban conservation, stakeholders, public awareness, planning process/procedures
Subjects:D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:9960
Deposited By: Khairul Bariah Misron
Deposited On:29 Jun 2010 03:50
Last Modified:29 Jun 2010 06:40

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