Youth in Vertical Housing Neighbourhood Space: A Focus Group Discussion


  • Kamarul Ariff Omar Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Uitm Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Dasimah Omar Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Uitm Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysi
  • Saberi Othman Faculty of Science and Mathematics, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), 35900 Tanjong Malim, Perak Malaysia
  • Zaharah Mohd Yusoff Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Uitm Shah Alam, Selangor, Malay



youth, vertical housing, neighbourhood space, focus group discussion


Focus group discussion series was set up at the vertical housing of Kerinchi People Project Housing, Lembah Pantai with two different group in separate venue and time. The analysis was done by using Atlas.ti after transcribing and coding the audio-taped of discussion, searching for networking on youth participation. The finding shows youth demandingly indoor space compared to outdoor space due to open space inadequacy and absence of space quality yet lost the sense of belonging. Furthermore, the residents' committee neglected youth participation in decision-making process or meeting with the committee, has resulted from youth not to actively participate in the community.


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How to Cite

Omar, K. A., Omar, D., Othman, S., & Mohd Yusoff, Z. (2018). Youth in Vertical Housing Neighbourhood Space: A Focus Group Discussion. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(7), 25-32.

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