Sustainable housing practices in housing development in Malaysia towards establishing sustainability index

Abu Bakar, Abu Hassan and Khor , Soo Cheen (2008) Sustainable housing practices in housing development in Malaysia towards establishing sustainability index. In: 2nd International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries., 3rd- 4th December 2008, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang.

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    Abstract

    This paper present the housing development processes aimed at applying sustainability principles specific in Malaysia context by drawing the experiences from exemplar projects in other countries and comparing them with the development needs under local conditions. The complexities of the projects do require compliances of project management best practices to achieve the goal of sustainable housing development. At the same time, this research is to identify the project critical success factor for application in the project management implementation in term of best practice to realize the goal of sustainable housing development. Sustainability Index is established with purpose to generated values into figures for the sustainable housing development that are used to characterize or evaluate specific aspects of the system through the assessment of housing sustainability indicators. The formula of sustainability index in housing development will be established accordingly. The parameters or variables based on the identifiable indicators of the success factors will be established with reference to the designed and practices of the green building rating system that had been adopted in Japan, United Stated, United Kingdom and other countries.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning) > International Conference on Built Environment in Developing Countries
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 30 May 2017 09:05
    Last Modified: 30 May 2017 09:05
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/34680

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