People in City: The relation of urban park and the quality of life

Authors

  • Hazlina Hamdan UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA SELANGOR
  • Nurul Shakila Khalid Centre of Studies for Town and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor, Kampus Puncak Alam, Puncak Alam, 42300 Malaysia.
  • Nurul Faizah Baba Centre of Studies for Town and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Selangor, Kampus Puncak Alam, Puncak Alam, 42300 Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.996

Keywords:

Quality of Life, Urban Park, Behavioral Competencies, Psychological Well-being.

Abstract

Well-designed of an urban park is one of the best ways to achieve the city sustainable development and contributes to the quality of life in many ways. Central to this argument is the claim that the variables need to be considered and thus, this research was conducted to assess the quality of urban park by empirically evaluating through behavioral competencies and psychological well-being from the model of Lawton’s Quality of Life. A quantitative research method was employed for the research with 138 respondents in Taman Lembah Bukit SUK, Shah Alam. Results confirm that the urban park provides the potential for psychological well-being, but it often underutilized and attract the aged of 19-50 years old of a user group. 

Author Biography

Hazlina Hamdan, UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA SELANGOR

UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA SELANGOR
KAMPUS PUNCAK ALAM

FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND SURVEYING

CENTRE OF STUDIES FOR TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Bandar Puncak Alam, 42300 Kuala Selangor,

Selangor, MalaysiA

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Published

2017-11-08

How to Cite

Hamdan, H., Khalid, N. S., & Baba, N. F. (2017). People in City: The relation of urban park and the quality of life. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 2(6), 311-318. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v2i6.996

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