The Rise of Rooftop Urban Farming at George Town, Penang

Authors

  • Nur Hayati Hashim Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Tecknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia.
  • Nur Huzeima Mohd Hussain Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Tecknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia.
  • Asmat Ismail Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Tecknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1242

Keywords:

Urban Faming, Rooftop, George Town, Penang, Highrise Residential

Abstract

Urban farming is growing in popularity for taking advantage of unused spaces on the rooftop in cities. This issue is becoming fundamentals due to the scarcity of land issue, urbanisation and urban poverty. This paper presents a brief method used in exploring the potential of implementing urban farming on the rooftop areas. The research aims to measure the potential of the rooftop as urban farming at George Town, Penang. This study adopted quantitative method using the questionnaire to conduct a survey. The result shows significant findings of reliability test of Cronbach's Alpha.

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Published

2018-03-02

How to Cite

Hashim, N. H., Mohd Hussain, N. H., & Ismail, A. (2018). The Rise of Rooftop Urban Farming at George Town, Penang. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 351-355. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1242

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