Awareness of Public towards Green Infrastructure Components in Increasing Quality of Life

Authors

  • Nurul Nazyddah Mat Nazir Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, University of Technology MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
  • Noriah Othman Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, University of Technology MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
  • Abdul Hadi Nawawi Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, University of Technology MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, 40450, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v5i18.83

Abstract

This study attempts to perceive the level of awareness of respondents’ towards green infrastructure (GI) component in Labuan housing area with objectives; (i) to analyze the existence of GI attributes in the study area and (ii) to examine the public preferences on these attributes. The questionnaire was distributed among the 386 respondents in housing area (1800 meter radius from the botanical garden). The findings implicate that Labuan Botanical Garden not only contributes to the enhancement of visual quality of the housing areas but also offers recreational and social interaction among the residents.

Keywords: Green infrastructure; Environmental attributes; Visual quality attributes; Botanical garden.

eISSN 2514-7528 © 2018 The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Published

2018-07-20

How to Cite

Mat Nazir, N. N., Othman, N., & Nawawi, A. H. (2018). Awareness of Public towards Green Infrastructure Components in Increasing Quality of Life. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies, 3(9), 49-57. https://doi.org/10.21834/jabs.v5i18.83

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