The Adequateness of Adaptive Reuse Pre-War Shop houses in Petaling Street for Modern Users

Authors

  • Shahrul Yani Said Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7727-5438
  • Fatin Najmee M.T. Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
  • Jonny Wongso Department of Architecture, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning, Universitas Bung Hatta, Indonesia
  • Muhammad Edaufi Firdaus, M.N. Centre for Post Graduate Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i16.2686

Keywords:

Adaptive re-use, Petaling Street, Pre-war shophouses, conservation of buildings

Abstract

Adaptive reuse is seen as a problem-solving alternative to save our old heritage buildings. The research study the adequateness of the adaptive reuse scheme on Pre-War Shop-Houses in Petaling Street to achieve the Quality of Life (QoL) of modern users. This study investigates the requirement, concept, criteria and element of adaptive reuse required by the local authority by observing the conditions of three selected shophouses in Petaling Street. The study results show that the stakeholders understand and comply with local authority’s the requirement. The conservation and preservation protect the architectural and historical significance while retaining the pre-war shophouses' identity.

Keywords: Adaptive re-use, Petaling Street, Pre-war shophouses, conservation of buildings

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2021. 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 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians/Africans/Arabians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i16.2686

Published

2021-03-29

How to Cite

Said, S. Y., Mohd Tahir , F. N. ., Wongso, J., & Mohd Ni’man, M. E. F. (2021). The Adequateness of Adaptive Reuse Pre-War Shop houses in Petaling Street for Modern Users. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(16), 219-226. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6i16.2686

Issue

Section

Local Cultural / Heritage Environment (Food included)