SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING AND
FOUNDATION IN NATURAL AND BUILT
CASE STUDY OF THE RURAL, SUBURBAN AND
TUTOR : PN HASMANIRA MOKHTAR
LEE PEI GIE 0315653
HOW LEE JING 0315669
GHAIDA RASHAD ABDULHAMEED 0315601
DARREN LEE KIM THAM 0310710
GOH YEN NEE 0315551
Public space and narrow sense refer to those for the usage of urban residents' social life
and daily life, public, outdoor and space. It includes streets, parks, sports venues, squares,
residential outdoor space, etc. Generalizing refers to the public space which is more than
just a geographical concept. The important issue is to enter the space of the people, as well
as showing in the space above the broad participation, communication and interaction.
These activities include roughly spontaneous public daily cultural leisure activities, and topdown grand political rally.
According to people's life demand, the urban public space can process transportation,
performances, exhibitions, commercial transactions, sports competitions, , holiday
gatherings sports fitness, leisure, sightseeing and interpersonal and other kinds of activities.
Public space is divided to opened space and exclusive space. Opened space has street,
street green space, parking lot, residential green space, park, etc., special public space such
Also refers to the space of land for public facilities such as the city, district, urban green
Public space is not limited to economic or social conditions (even if the actual situation is not
necessarily so), anyone has the right to enter the place; For example, people don't have to
pay cost or buy tickets to enter, or entrances will not be discriminated just because of the
background. Shared space (Commons) is the earliest example of public space. And it seems
the "public space" private shopping center, is "personal space" (private) as an example.
Most of the street including sidewalk such as town squares and parks are known as public
spaces. Government buildings, such as public libraries and many similar buildings are public
Spaces. However, it does not mean that every building is categorized as public space.
Private or personal place offers a safety and comfortable place to take a rest. In this society,
values of personal space are very important because everyone need their own private space.
Activities that are not appropriate doing at public are carried in private. Private space can be
a space which is used for work, self-reflection, leisure and hobbies and so forth. The best
part of owning a private space is we can do whatever we want.
Space – RURAL
Private The arrangement of rural communities housing is not standardized and are
not in order. There are large unused spaces of land between houses causing the
houses to be distant from each other. Weeds grow around the houses.Building
structures are simple.
Itis a closed community where everybody knows everybody else in the area because
they have either met everyone somewhere in the small rural town or grew up there.
Private The rural citizens park their car in their own places with no security system
or gate protections.
Public The parking space is used for parking vehicles. The main role of a parking
space is to allow people to park their vehicles. Rural areas do not have an efficient
parking system, so people park theirvehicles anywhere without any safety
Public A pavilion is used to adorn a garden landscape sketch.
It is a place where people can take a rest and spend their leisure time calmly while
enjoying the scenery.
Public People are not able to purchase and enjoy luxurious itemsin a rural
community most of the time but they can buy some daily supplies at mini market.
The goods sell from Mini market in JandaBaik is quite expensive because JandaBaik
is a Malay village surrounded by thick rainforests, they have to import the goods from
Public You might can enjoy the local flavor food in JandaBaik restaurant. The food
are scrumptious and formed a compelling unique style.
Perception Space in Rural
Tight— A lot of different kind of trees
Space – Suburban
Private Suburban residential buildings offer people a place to live in and acts as a
shelter from rain and many other burdens that people face every day. These
buildings are usually under a unit sharing basis, where residences can share a unit
as a family or even with random strangers. Buildings like this are much more
affordable and are built to be space conscious. They have many floors to hold many
more units upwards unlike bungalows or terraces where they take up a lot of space
and provide almost the same amount of space to people.
Private A guardhouse is a building that is specifically built to house one or more
guards to ensure the safety of the residence that a guard house is situated in.
Guardhouses are usually situated in front of the residential areas mainly just to allow
entrance for residences of the area. In other cases, where there are the likelihood of
visitors, they will allow these visitors to enter the premises after the showing of their
identification. Some of these guardhouses act as a security control room where they
monitor the surroundings of the residential area.
Public Public Bank, Maybank, CIMB, HSBC, Alliance, Ambank.
Suburban areas usually have banks around it. Banks act as financial institutions that
channel money into lending activities, accept deposits, providing loans, discounting
of bills of exchange, overdraft, investment of funds, miscellaneous and agency
functions. It is convenient for citizens to save their money and also to transfer their
money to others.
1 Mont Kiara Mall.
Public A shopping mall is a building that is built along with many shopping lots
offering various types of services. The stores are connected by walkways so that
consumers can simply walk in between the stores. The malls in Mont Kiara are built
in an open-air format.The convenience of having so many services in one single
location is the reason of people like to visit malls.
Mont’ Kiara International School, Garden International School.
Public Schools are a main sub-category under education buildings as they offer
children and teenagers the education they need as well as provide adults a reaching
position in the education industry. Schools are built in with classrooms for education
distribution among students of different age gaps and also offices for teachers to
carry out their work. These number of classrooms and offices would eventually
accumulate in one place, making schools big in size. From what is observed in Mont
Kiara, there are many houses and residential areas which only prove that education
buildings are one of the suburban’s public spaces.
Perception Space in Suburban
Overpowering – 1 mont Kiara Mall
Enchanted- Residential Area (Semi-D) In Mont Kiara
Crowded – Traffic in Mont Kiara
Public 9 Shopping Malls in Bukit Bintang Kuala Lumpur:
Sungai Wang Plaza, Bukit Bintang Plaza / BB Plaza, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
(Diagram 4), Lot 10 Shopping Mall, Starhill Gallery (Diagram 1) , Berjaya Times
Square Kuala Lumpur, Low Yat Plaza, Fahrenheit 88 (Diagram 3), Lot 10 (Diagram
Bukit Bintang is the best shopping location in Kuala Lumpur. Shopping malls in Bukit
Bintang, K.L. are one of the main attractions for tourists in this urban area.
Culture in the city are colorful, rich and varied. Recreational and entertainment areas
such as cinemas, theaters, bookstores, gyms and many other places in the city. This
ends up making the city much more prosperous and busy.
Government buildingsand office buildings
Public In the city, the municipal public facilities are concentrated where the crowd
flows frequentlyin apublic activity area. These are places where people can interact
andcommunicate with each other.
A city plays a vital role in political, economic, and cultural activities.
Usually the most prosperous area and streets areplay the part ofurban commercial
center and functions as an urban social activity center. Commercial services play a
very big role in a city, depending on the size of the city itself. These servicesare
offered through shopping malls, professional business services and financial
Some of the city's downtown is administrative organization which function aspolitics
and culture activity places. Downtown has a lot of the representative buildings and
landmark in the city. In the center of the modern metropolis of developed countries,
civic center can be divided as center transaction area and the center business
The area of tall buildings and skyscrapers, show the city stereoscopic landscape.
Central business district (CBD) refers to a concentration of business activities in the
city. It has strong economic, commercial, industry foundation. In addition, it also has
important position in international trade and financial flows in big cities.
It provides city plant a large number of jobs and employment places.
Public A centralized place for parking vehicles in the city. Outdoor/ Open space
parking place is known as parking lot, underground parking garage or indoor also
known as parking place. Since the beginning of the 20th century, especially after the
Second World War, the nations of the world urban population explosion, motor
vehicle ownership increases rapidly. The lack of parking spaces has become a
serious urban problems. Therefore, in the urban planning should arrange to provide
land for enough parking lot, its size to be able to adapt to the predicted during the
planning period increase of city vehicles. That’s why Urban area have a lot of
efficient and systematically parking system.
Perception Space In Urban
Crowded—Traffic and people around bukit bintang
dynamic – night view at pavilion
Difference space between rural, suburban and urban.
Housing in rural area
surrounded by nature.
There are a lot of
Majority of citizen in
rural area build their
houses by taking those
material from nature.
For example, they take
the stone from the river
to build the wall.
houses will leak rain
They don’t have any
parking space so they
park their vehicle
In rural communities in
JandaBaik. There are
various kinds of public
spaces: mini market,
roads or streets, park
Every public space has
its main function. For
instance, mini market
is a daily life public
spaces which are
narrowly related to
suburban area are
space in Urban area is
just a little.
Suburban housing is
built with systematic
Urban are is more
concentrated on public
Buildings like this
are much more
affordable and are
built to be space
The parking space
such as parking lot
function as protect
vehicles not no
Shopping Mall is the
one of the best
example of public
space in Mont’
1Mont Kiara Mall is
the landmark of the
Bukit Bintang is the
best shopping location
in Kuala Lumpur.
Shopping malls in
Bukit Bintang, K.L. are
one of the main
attractions for tourists
in this urban area.
In Urban area, there
are office buildings,
People are not able to
purchase and enjoy
luxurious items in a
The convenience of
having so many
services in one
single location is the
reason of people
like to visit malls.
entertainment area and
many others more
formed a prosperous
Parking space in urban
is not free but open for
everyone. You need to
pay for the entrance
parking fee to enjoy
the parking services.