Strategies of Accessible City for Malaysia as A Developing Country

Authors

  • Nur Amirah Abd Samad Faculty of Built Environment and Survey, UTM, 81310 Skudai, Malaysia; Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UKM. Malaysia.
  • Ismail Said Faculty of Built Environment and Survey, UTM, 81310 Skudai, Malaysia.
  • Asiah Abdul Rahim Department of Architecture, Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, IIUM, Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6iSI4.2913

Keywords:

Accessible City; Universal Design; Inclusion strategies; developing countries.

Abstract

Becoming an Accessible City in developing countries has mitigating barriers as compared to developed countries. It is comprehensive to non-discriminate PwDs in access and facilities for equal opportunity. Accessibility legislation of different nations has various success in implementing and enforcing Universal Design through regulatory, government initiatives, and planning approaches. ASEAN developing nations have awareness and advocacy, because the fragmentary built environment, resulting in Accessible City concept that has not strived to expectation. Eliciting from interviews of access consultants and city planning regulations from London, Oslo, and Singapore. Conclusively, extraction of inclusion strategies is to be adapted for implementation in Malaysia.

Keywords: Accessible City; Universal Design; Inclusion strategies; developing countries.

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 (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.v6iSI4).2913

Published

2021-07-31

How to Cite

Abd Samad, N. A. ., Said , I. ., & Abdul Rahim , A. . (2021). Strategies of Accessible City for Malaysia as A Developing Country. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 6(SI4), 145-151. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v6iSI4.2913