Defining the Garden City of Kuching

Hamad, M. Hamdan and Hamid, Malsiah and Hong, Lim Foo and Then, Jit Hiung (2004) Defining the Garden City of Kuching. In: The 5th International Seminar On Sustainable Environmental Architecture, December 2004.

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Abstract

Since a new idea and new vision of “Garden City” has been benchmarked for the city of Kuching, it is also our responsibility to study this idea first before any wrong steps taken, by any party. From observation, the city center is loosing out due to a typical crisis faced by other major cities all over the world, which is urban sprawl and decentralization. Clear land use zoning and decentralization are outdated ideas in urban design and it is important that we can provide a better solution towards this crisis, not by abandoning wholly the idea of Garden City, but to recuperate or reanalyze this idea in our modern society.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Built Environment > Architecture
Depositing User: FAB IR Admin
Date Deposited: 24 Jun 2013 05:52
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2013 05:52
URI: http://epublication.fab.utm.my/id/eprint/206

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