Designing for the disabled in Malaysian environment

Tang, Teong Kuok (1981) Designing for the disabled in Malaysian environment. Masters thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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Abstract

In most countries, it has been estimated that 1O% of the total population can be categorised under "The Disabled". With such percentage and its existence in our society, one should not deny the importance of desinging for the disabled which has been studied in other countries but not Malaysia. 'Thus, the topic "DESIGNING FOR THE DISABLED IN ENVIRONMENT is chosen for final year paper, PBP461: Student Initiated Research Project, in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Housing, Building and Planning). It is also chosen bearing in mind the following aims : o in conjunction with the International Year of the Disabled Persons, 1981 Persons, 1981; o to realize the existence of the disabled in our society; o to help but not sympathize them in whatsoever ways possible; o to involve oneself in welfare and social works and ready to serve those considered "less fortunate"; o to provide opportunities for them to participate in the everyday life of the society and to be involved to do what others do; and o to provide as a guideline for our local designers in designning, planning and organizing of the houses which the disabled live and building which they use for work, education, recreation and others.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning)
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2017 07:32
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2017 07:34
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/36247

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