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Enhancing low carbon neighborhood through building rehabilitation in Kerman City of Iran

Mirzaei, Hamed (2014) Enhancing low carbon neighborhood through building rehabilitation in Kerman City of Iran. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment.


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This research aims to enhance low carbon neighborhood through rehabilitating the existing neighborhood by improving some part of neighborhood such as buildings, transportation, open space or green space and energy (production and consumption). The existing neighborhood produce a part of land within a determined distance that include house, school, small shops, library, road, public transportation and so on. Moreover, the concept of rehabilitate the existing neighborhood is to improve the neighborhood through repairing and renovating the component of the existing neighborhood. For improving the existing neighborhood, some appliances can be added to houses which will result in green energy production and will cause a decrease in energy consumption. Green space is another factor in improving neighborhood that causes an improvement in the environment of the existing neighborhood. Other factors include public transportation and bicycles. By increasing the bus stops, bike stations, and their facilities in neighborhood people can be encouraged into using them. This research’s methodology used questionnaire to find the people's behavioral patterns, problems in the neighborhood, and also to find and suggest suitable solutions. To find these factors one hundred respondents were selected to answer these questions. Based on the analysis performed, some factors that have many effects on neighborhood could be found. These factors include lack of green building or appliances for producing green energy, lack of green spaces in this neighborhood and so on. In addition, other factors will be discussed in this research.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Sains (Perancangan Bandar dan Wilayah)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2014; Supervisor : Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Ngah
Uncontrolled Keywords:urban, environment
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA9000-9284 City planning
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:48821
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:01 Dec 2015 00:48
Last Modified:24 Jun 2020 03:32

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