- Urban Transformations, Morphology and Development-Malaysia    click here to open paper content26 kb
by    Wakefield, John | J.Wakefield@lmu.ac.uk   click here to send an email to the auther(s) of this paper
Short Outline
This paper details some of the current Malaysian housing issues such
as : urban design,sustainability, poor construction,
profitability,condominium design,precident and other issues that could
influence this rapidly developing nation.
Despite a recession and devaluation Malaysia has seen prosperous stability
and dynamic economic growth over the past period. But there is still an urgent
need for innovative solutions and paradigm shifts, that espouse change to
housing and urban conurbations, without which sustainable quality urban
development cannot be secured, in the context of increasing globalisation.
This paper details some of these current issues such as: quality and values,
transformations, urban design, morphology, macro/micro issues,
development, ecology, profitability, and most important components and
issues that could pertain to future housing and urban design in this developing
nation, to secure the best positive future living for its citizens.
Urban Design in Malaysia
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