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Exploratory analysis of the movement pattern of skateboarding activities in Kuala Lumpur

Awang Junit, Muhammad Izzuddin (2017) Exploratory analysis of the movement pattern of skateboarding activities in Kuala Lumpur. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment & Surveying.

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Abstract

This study is to reveal the skateboarding subculture as an important urban activity in Sultan Ismail Street, Kuala Lumpur. Furthermore, it is to explore the movement pattern that focuses more regarding the skateboarding movement and behavior from the activities. The understanding of the skateboarder in an urban environment area encourages them to use the skate space for the connectivity and integration according to movement and visibility. Meanwhile, a variety of data collection method was conducted around Sultan Ismail Street, Kuala Lumpur vicinity. The first method that will be used is quantitative method by using a questionnaire and survey. The next method is qualitative method by interview and spatial movement of space together with space syntax in order to know the visibility and movement pattern inside or outside the optional spaces. Therefore, it is expected that an intangible and connectivity of integration along the urban context and streets exists. Hence, more easement towards the skater and pedestrian to use the same space according to the movement pattern that influences the behavior and community in urban environment at Sultan Ismail Street, Kuala Lumpur.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Senibina) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2017; Supervisor : Dr. Sharifah Salwah Syed Mahdzar
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction > TH434-437 Quantity surveying
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:86053
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 Aug 2020 16:53
Last Modified:30 Aug 2020 16:53

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