Place Shaping in Residential Area as a Process of Increasing Livable Neighbourhood


  • Dwira Nirfalini Aulia
  • Beny OY Marpaung
  • Wahyuni Zahrah



The aim of the research is to explore the process of shaping place in a planned residential area. The increased livable community will also improve the quality of life. The research is a descriptive explorative with the quantitative and qualitative approach. The exploration of place shaping formation in research sample based on four variables, namely: management strategies, public areas, and activity generators, planning strategies and design strategies. The results of this study found that the process of shaping place in formal housing requires the cooperation of developers, planners, property management and residents. The settlement which can maintain the identity, function, order and appearance of the built environment can improve the livable neighborhood. 

Keywords: place shaping, residential area, livable neighborhood

ISSN: 2398-4287© 2017. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( 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.


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How to Cite

Aulia, D. N., Marpaung, B. O., & Zahrah, W. (2017). Place Shaping in Residential Area as a Process of Increasing Livable Neighbourhood. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(5), 307-313.

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