SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING & DESIGN
Research Unit for Modern Architecture Studies in Southeast Asia
Foundation of Natural and Built Environments
CONSTRUCTED LANDSCAPE [ARC 3343]
Lecturers: Normah Sulaiman & Cherng Yih
Project 2 – 30% (Individual-30%)
Submission date – 27th
The aim of the second project is to introduce implementation of sustainable landscapes,
technologies, community and green cities planning. Student will need to select a site and
explore how they can improve or implement sustainable landscape on site.
1. To introduce different types of landscape as a sense of value and focus interest in
1. Explain cultural landscape and the role of landscape in creating sustainable communities
and urban spaces
You are to conduct a case study on the green cities planning as listed below. In this case
study, you will introduce the cultural landscape and implementation of sustainable
landscapes, technologies and green cities planning principles. Conduct a thorough research
on the keywords of green cities, community, sustainable cities and how it benefits the
economy, social and environment.
Individually, you will be selecting a site in Kuala Lumpur (as listed below) and conducting
research about each neighbourhood context within 2km radius. Research includes on the
interaction of spaces, human activity and their responses that can be relate to the given site.
You also need to study its existing cultural landscape, connectivity, circulation, context and
built form of each area.
RAPID LRT : Kelana Jaya, Wangsamaju, Taman Jaya, Pasar Seni and Masjid Jamek
RAPID Komuter : Subang Jaya or Bank Negara
KL Monorail : KL Sentral or Bukit Bintang
Phase 2 : Individual Booklet
Individually, you will need to study TWO elements such as parks, streetscapes, pocket parks,
plazas, playgrounds and waterfronts within the site given in depth. You will explore how you
can improve its cultural landscapes and implement sustainable landscapes, technologies,
community involvement and green cities planning principles within the site. You are to design
an A4 pamphlet (8 pages max.) that introduces your site, ideas and how you can improve it
to be more sustainable.
• A4 Pamphlets – Maximum 8 pages
• Soft copy submission**: Scanned works in a CD format with proper cover and
information according to groups*
Submission date – 5th
Works submitted late will yield 10% mark reduction. For works submitted later than two
working days, no assessment will be done.
*Students may opt to compile soft copy works according to local site or green cities
**Please use the proper CD cover, with a proper cover inlay of your submission details.
Please do not use soft CD cover.
Week 8 - 19th – 23rd May – Briefing and Site Study
Week 9 - 26th – 30th May – Tutorial – Findings on case study and site study
Week 10 - 2nd – 6th June - Tutorial – Findings on case study and site study
Week 11 – 9th
June - Tutorial – Findings on case study and site study
SEMESTER BREAK (16th – 20th June) Week 12 – 23rd
June - Submission Day and
Briefing on Project 3