Morphology of Street Vegetation along Pedestrian Walkways in Kuala Lumpur City Centre

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The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (KLCH) has planted 100,000 trees along the main streets of the city centre through the National Economic Transformation Programme to make the city more liveable. This paper studies the reasons of its different establishments and determines its social and physical benefits to the pedestrian walkways through further investigation regarding the morphological parameters used by the Landscape Department of KLCH. The outcomes indicated that the street vegetation morphology implemented are mainly to improve the social and physical condition of the pedestrian walkways especially the safety of the pedestrians. Prevention from snatching and reckless crossings.


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The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (KLCH) has planted 100,000 trees along the main streets of the city centre through the National Economic Transformation Programme to make the city more liveable. This paper studies the reasons of its different establishments and determines its social and physical benefits to the pedestrian walkways through further investigation regarding the morphological parameters used by the Landscape Department of KLCH. The outcomes indicated that the street vegetation morphology implemented are mainly to improve the social and physical condition of the pedestrian walkways especially the safety of the pedestrians. Prevention from snatching and reckless crossings.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v4i12.1627

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