Provision of Post-flood Housing Reconstruction in Kuala Krai, Kelantan vs. Local Housing Practices


  • Nik Nurul Hana Hanafi Flood & Disaster Management Research Group, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Juliza Mohamad Habitat - Ekistics Research Group, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Nor Hafizah Anuar Habitat - Ekistics Research Group, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Ekistics, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Wen-Shao Chang Sheffield School of Architecture, University of Sheffield, UK



Housing Reconstruction, Post-Disaster Impact, Housing Evaluation, Kuala Krai


In post-disaster housing reconstruction (PDHR), local values have been disregarded, causing difficulties in the community's daily lives. This research aimed to assess the physical attributes of PDHR in Kuala Krai Kelantan against pre-flood traditional values and to analyze their response toward these values. This analysis employed a case study method involving 36 Kampung Manek Urai Lama respondents. Findings discovered that crucial local housing attributes were not considered in the PDHR, resulting in culturally incompatible houses. The result of this study shall be a learning tool to facilitate improvement for future PDHR in Malaysia


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How to Cite

Hanafi, N. N. H., Mohamad, J. ., Anuar, N. H. ., & Chang, W.-S. . (2023). Provision of Post-flood Housing Reconstruction in Kuala Krai, Kelantan vs. Local Housing Practices. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(23), 167–173.