Heritage Conservation: Documentation of Rumah Tok Gajah, Kuala Berang, Terengganu


  • Nur Rafida Hamzah
  • Zairra Mat Jusoh School of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, UCSI University, Malaysia
  • Noor Fatehah Mat So’od School of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment, UCSI University, Malaysia
  • Mark Hinchman Interior Design, College of Architecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA




Heritage, Conservation, Documentation, Malay Traditional House


The originality of Malaysia’s original culture and history will eventually disappear unless local heritage is preserved and recorded. Inadequate documentation may make it more difficult to preserve this heritage. Thus, data documentation and compilation are an alternative option. The objectives of this study are to identify the Malay architectural heritage and the uniqueness of traditional house of Rumah Tok Gajah. Data were gathered by on-site measurement, observation, visual analysis, and a detailed evaluation of the house’s components. The output of this study is limited to two-dimensional drawing, manual sketches and also laser-cut models with frames has contributed for data documentation.


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How to Cite

Hamzah, N. R., Mat Jusoh, Z., Mat So’od, N. F., & Hinchman, M. (2023). Heritage Conservation: Documentation of Rumah Tok Gajah, Kuala Berang, Terengganu . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 8(26), 273–281. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v8i26.5149



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