Economic Attributes related to Industrialised Building System in Malaysia


  • Siti Mazzuana Shamsuddin Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310, Malaysia
  • Rozana Zakaria Faculty of Civil Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310, Malaysia
  • Sarajul Fikri Mohamed Faculty of Built Environment Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Skudai 81310, Malaysia



Industrialised Building System (IBS), sustainability, attributes


This paper aimed to determine the economic attributes related to the sustainability of Malaysian construction. The method for data collection is questionnaire survey, which collected from 50 respondents. The results showed that there are many momentous economical attributes identified, which are IBS offers long-term monitoring mechanism by using Life Cycle Costing in cost development, the thoughts of environmental-related products are always involved a huge financial burden up-front and more speed on Return-on-Investment of a project. Based on information gained, strategies to strengthen and promotes broader adoption of sustainability in IBS construction, in Malaysia was suggested

Keywords: Industrialised Building System (IBS); sustainability; attributes

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How to Cite

Shamsuddin, S. M., Zakaria, R., & Mohamed, S. F. (2018). Economic Attributes related to Industrialised Building System in Malaysia. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 3(11), 65–73.