Elevated Highways and its Lost Spaces: A Review of Kuala Lumpur’s seldom seen

Authors

  • Mohamed Ikhwan Nasir Mohamed Anuar Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam Campus Malaysia
  • Raziah Ahmad Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam Campus Malays

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.966

Keywords:

Elevated Highways, Interstitial Spaces, Lost Spaces, Possible Usage, Landscape Architecture

Abstract

The development of the urban highway in and around the city has created vast quantities of left over spaces that seldom integrated into formal planning and design. Vague on purpose, the interstitial spaces formed from these concrete “rivers” are referred as lost spaces. This paper aims to explore the urban interstices and investigate its possible usage. Site observation and photographic recordings of a case study were employed. The site characteristics were recorded in which findings suggested that the interstitial spaces have the potential to be planned and designed to cater adjacent community needs and usage.

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Published

2017-11-07

How to Cite

Mohamed Anuar, M. I. N., & Ahmad, R. (2017). Elevated Highways and its Lost Spaces: A Review of Kuala Lumpur’s seldom seen. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(6), 279-291. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.966