Sustainable Suburban Environment and Service for Happier Households


  • Boo Ho Voon Universiti Teknologi MARA, Samarahan, Malaysia
  • Liping Wang Zhejiang Agricultural Business College, China
  • Ai Kiat Teo SMK DPHA Gapor, Kuching, Malaysia



Many emerging economies have allocated significant amount of resource for sustainable suburbanization and development initiatives to serve and care for the targeted communities for happier households. The governments, private enterprises, and NGOs have been working together for sustainable suburban socio-economic development. Their sustainability practices and good quality service have helped to achieve the desired development outcomes for a better quality of life for the stakeholders. This paper aims to share the case study of Batu Kawa Suburb (Kuching, Sarawak) and the related lessons from Shaoxing (Zhejiang, China) to understand sustainable suburbanization environment and service for sustainability. 

Keywords: Sustainable suburban environment; Service.

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 BY-NC-ND license ( 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.





How to Cite

Voon, B. H., Wang, L., & Teo, A. K. (2021). Sustainable Suburban Environment and Service for Happier Households . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(17), 251–258.