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Assessment of physical environment elements in public low-cost housing

Khair, Nurhayati and Mohd. Ali, Hishamuddin and Juhari, Nur Hafizah (2015) Assessment of physical environment elements in public low-cost housing. Jurnal Teknologi, 74 (2). pp. 23-29. ISSN 0127-9696

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Abstract

This paper examines an assessments of physical environment elements in public low-cost housing focusing amongst occupants in Johor Bahru consists of facilities, spaces and services offered in each housing unit. The data of study was obtained through questionnaire involved a sum of 868 occupants using convenience sampling. The collected data was analyzed using quantitative approaches, including frequency analysis and relative important index (RII). The study reveals that physical environment elements were the crucial role in every housing unit. However, safety, security and health, utilities, privacy and location were mainly the highest concern amongst occupants towrads the physical environment. In fact, physical environment elements plays crucial role in developing occupant’s comfort and satisfaction. Nevertheless, a few physical elements show least preferable amongst occupant such as temperature and humidity, aesthetic and noise, yet it also need to give much attention in order to form a better quality of environment.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:physical environment elements, public low-cost housing
Subjects:A General Works
ID Code:57914
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:04 Dec 2016 12:07
Last Modified:03 May 2017 09:07

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