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Contextual responsive designed administrative buildings in Malaysia

Mohidin, H. H. B. and Ismail, A. S. and Abdullah, A .M. and Mohamad, K. H. (2017) Contextual responsive designed administrative buildings in Malaysia. Advanced Science Letters, 23 (9). pp. 8498-8504. ISSN 1936-6612

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to elucidate on the regional design approach of two modern administrative buildings in Malaysia; former Prime Minister’s Office (1967) and Parliament Malaysia (1963) that was built during the post independence era in a comparative manner. This is to explicate the relationship of design and adaptation towards the regional context by focussing on the environmental aspects. Using structuralism paradigm and semiotic methodological approach, the relationship between building design and sustainable aspects were observed. It is evident that indoor comfort plays a major role in designing administrative building alike. This paper is of value to practicing architects and the society as it offers new insights by formulating design approaches in designing public architecture in Malaysia.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Administrative architecture, Malaysian architecture, Parliament malaysia, Prime minister’s office, Responsive architecture
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:75199
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:27 Mar 2018 14:00
Last Modified:27 Mar 2018 14:00

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