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Case study of buildings

  1. 1. CASE STUDY OF THE RURAL, SUBURBAN AND URBAN CONTEXT
  2. 2. Lau Wei Ling Lim Chin Yi Farah Akmal Khoo Xin Yee Kimberly Wong 0315389 0315627 0315884 0316180 0315145
  3. 3. DEFINITIONS
  4. 4. Definition of Rural • • Geographic area that located outside the towns and cities. Rustic or countryside area
  5. 5. Definition of Suburban • Geographic area that located outlying part of the towns and cities. • Residential or mixed use area
  6. 6. DEFINITION OF URBAN • Geographic area that constituting towns and cities. • Mixed use area
  7. 7. INTRODUCTION TO JANDA BAIK (RURAL SITE) A Malay village with low population density. Agriculture, tourism and business industries.
  8. 8. INTRODUCTION TO LAMAN RIMBUNAN. - Located in Kepong. A mixed residential and commercial development area. (SUBURBAN SITE)
  9. 9. INTRODUCTION TO TIMES SQUARE AREA • (URBAN SITE) • Located in the city of Kuala Lumpur. Highly developed area.
  10. 10. Buildings - Structures with walls and roof. - Adapt different functions. - Built accordingly to human needs. By Lau Wei Ling
  11. 11. RURAL AREA JANDA BAIK
  12. 12. BUILDINGS F E AT U R E S - Mostly single-storey bungalows. Large land size and moderate built up area. Air holes and windows for house ventilations.
  13. 13. Mostly contain Traditional ARCHITECTURE Malay Architecture and some based on Siamese Architecture. • Traditional Malay Architecture buildings - High pitched roofs. - Crafted ornaments on the roof edges. - Stilted house. - Timber as main building materials. - Knitted patterns as design.
  14. 14. • Siamese Architecture building • • • • Building: Ashida Villa. Tall building to envelope bigger interior for temperature regulation Has double pitched gable roof for the ceiling to regulate temperature. Square and rectangular tiles patterns are used as building design.
  15. 15. •Rural Style / Country style Bamboo Building Masonry Building
  16. 16. BUILDING MATERIAL - Timber, bamboo, rocks and concrete used in their buildings. - Timber, bamboo and rocks are used for their easy availability in Janda Baik. - Concrete base are used to increase the lifespan of the timber building.
  17. 17. BUILDING FUNCTIONS • • • • To shelter the villagers. To provide security and safety defences. As accommodation. To carry out activities, eg: business
  18. 18. SUBURBAN AREA LAMAN RIMBUNAN
  19. 19. BUILDINGS AT SUBURBAN ZONE
  20. 20. BUILDINGS AT SUBURBAN ZONE Commercial buildings - 3 storey shop-houses Industry building - Health centre
  21. 21. BUILDINGS AT SUBURBAN ZONE Residential buildings - 3 storey terrace houses - Apartment
  22. 22. BUILDING FEATURES - Smaller land size and bigger built up area. The built up area usually occupies more than half of the land size. - The buildings are usually 2 storey or taller.
  23. 23. BUILDING MATERIALS Bricks, concretes, steels and cements
  24. 24. ARCHITECTUR E • - - Modernism Less is more. Aesthetic value depends on the function of the building Simplicity concept
  25. 25. URBAN AREA TIMES SQUARE AREA
  26. 26. BUILDING FEATURE • Large land size and large built up area. The built up area can take up almost 90% of the land size. • Buildings are more than 10 storeys and above.
  27. 27. BUILDING FEATURE • Buildings are built taller to sustain high capacity of population. • Green building codes are encourage in urban core area.
  28. 28. BUILDING FEATURE • Extremely high priced land costs boost the construction of skyscraper for partition of the costs of the housing units
  29. 29. ARCHITECTURE • Old colonial influences, Asian traditions, Malay Islamic inspirations, modern and post modern mix architecture are shown in the urban area.
  30. 30. ARCHITECTURE • Exterior and interior of the buildings are enhance with architecture to attracts attention and worship of the tourists or people.
  31. 31. ARCHITECTURE
  32. 32. BUILDING FUNCTION • The buildings in Times Square area have multiple functions. • The building types consist of commercial, industry and residential.
  33. 33. BUILDING FUNCTION • For example, SJK(C) Jalan Imbi is a industry building. • Facilities are provided in the buildings to satisfy human needs.
  34. 34. BUILDING FUNCTION • The times square twin buildings has 1000 suites, over 1000 of retails stores, leisure theme park, cinemas and food outlets to provide entertainments.
  35. 35. BUILDING FUNCTION • Living, working, eating, resting, leisure, tourism and commercial activities, industrial and management are all focus in different units within Times Square area.
  36. 36. BUILDING MATERIALS • Skyscrapers at Berjaya Times Square area require strong steel frameworks to support the buildings. • The concretes, glass and steel are still the main materials.
  37. 37. Thank you!

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