Fire Safety Management System for Heritage Buildings in Malaysia

Authors

  • Rozrinda Roslan Sustainable Heritage Environment Research Group, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 40000, Malaysia
  • Shahrul Yani Said Sustainable Heritage Environment Research Group, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam 40000, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.961

Abstract

Fire is one of the horrific events that could lead to death and total destruction of buildings. Many great buildings were lost on fire. Many towns and cities were rebuilt because of great fires. Heritage buildings are recognized as over 50 years of age and built with distinct architectural features of its time. Nonetheless, these buildings present a great risk as it is often not well prepared for current fire hazard. This paper reviews the fire safety management system for heritage buildings in Malaysia based on selected research carried out.

 

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Published

2017-11-07

How to Cite

Roslan, R., & Said, S. Y. (2017). Fire Safety Management System for Heritage Buildings in Malaysia. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(6), 221-226. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.961

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Section

Local Cultural / Heritage Environment (Food included)

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