Reviewing Risk Process Integration Effectiveness into Malaysia’s Landscape Architecture Project Lifecycle


  • Adam Aruldewan S.Muthuveeran Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Osman Mohd Tahir Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Roziya Ibrahim Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Saipol Bari Abd-Karim University of Malaya



risk management, risk process, project lifecycle, landscape architecture project


This paper explores the effectiveness of risk process integration into landscape architecture project lifecycles, a subject that found to be lacking in risk management studies. The fieldwork of data collection conducted through structured interviews as well as document reviews from three completed landscape architecture projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia. The collected data analysed using content and thematic analysis. The research found that the risk process ineffectively integrated into project lifecycle with results presenting incomplete process, unplanned and redundant activity flows. The study suggests that common practice constrains practical risk management application that then restrains its benefit realisation.

Keywords: risk management; risk process; project lifecycle; landscape architecture project

eISSN: 2398-4287 © 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.


Author Biographies

Adam Aruldewan S.Muthuveeran, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Postgraduate Student (PhD)

Osman Mohd Tahir, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Prof. Madya LAr. Ts. Dr., Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Design and Architecture

Roziya Ibrahim, Universiti Putra Malaysia

LAr. Dr., Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Design and Architecture

Saipol Bari Abd-Karim, University of Malaya

Sr. Dr., Center for Building, Construction and Tropical Architecture (BuCTA), Faculty of Built Environment


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How to Cite

S.Muthuveeran, A. A., Mohd Tahir, O., Ibrahim, R., & Abd-Karim, S. B. (2020). Reviewing Risk Process Integration Effectiveness into Malaysia’s Landscape Architecture Project Lifecycle. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(13), 245-255.