Assessment of Adaptable Urban Environment for Public Art Integration through Observation Study: Johor Bahru City Centre

Authors

  • Muhammad Falihin Jasmi
  • Nik Hanita Nik Mohamad

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i4.383

Abstract

In Malaysia, there is an unprecedented interest in public art, especially in the major cities. Notwithstanding the increasing interest, however, the local agenda, rationale and placement of public art are extensively debatable. Therefore, this paper aims to examine the adaptable urban environment for public art integration towards enhancing the image of Johor Bahru City Centre, through an observation study. It identifies the urban morphology that substantiates development of a suitability plan for public art placement, whilst refining legibility, connectivity, and urban fabric. The outcome of this paper is hoped to support multi-disciplinary built environment professionals in defining guidelines and strategies for public art, towards a liveable city.

© 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA 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) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Public Art; Urban Environment; Adaptable Environment; Urban Morphology

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Published

2016-08-08

How to Cite

Jasmi, M. F., & Nik Mohamad, N. H. (2016). Assessment of Adaptable Urban Environment for Public Art Integration through Observation Study: Johor Bahru City Centre. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 1(4), 191-202. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v1i4.383

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