Urban River and Its Heritage Value: A river of life at Precinct 7, Kuala Lumpur

Authors

  • Ahmad Ridzwan Othman
  • Nur Hasinah Abdul Majid

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.272

Abstract

Some of urban rivers have their respective heritage value and need to be preserved.  However, enforcement of river pollution had not given much effect to improvement due to human attitude and behaviour. The purpose of this research is to present an analysis to revitalize the urban river at Precinct 7, River of Life Project, Kuala Lumpur.  Through analysis of the precedent studies, the rationale will then be compared to suit the most suitable and relevant proposal. The study revealed that the historic buildings along the river and the river itself should be maintained and integrated to preserve its heritage value.

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. 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.

Keywords: Urban river; heritage value; sustainable development; River of Life 

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Published

2016-06-29

How to Cite

Othman, A. R., & Abdul Majid, N. H. (2016). Urban River and Its Heritage Value: A river of life at Precinct 7, Kuala Lumpur. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(1), 58-67. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i1.272