KL River of Life and its Heritage Value


  • Ahmad Ridzwan Othman Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40000 Shah Alam, Malaysia
  • Nur Hasinah Abdul Majid Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40000 Shah Alam, Malaysia




Urban River, Heritage Value, Sustainable, Development, River of Life


Some urban rivers have their respective heritage value and need to be preserved.  However, enforcement of river pollution had not given much effect to improvement due to human attitude and behaviour. The purpose of this research is to present an analysis to revitalize the urban river at Precinct 7, River of Life Project, Kuala Lumpur.  Through analysis of the precedent studies, the rationale will then be compared to suits the most suitable and relevant proposal. The study revealed that the historic buildings along the river and the river itself should be maintained and integrated to preserve heritage value.

Keywords: Urban River; Heritage Value; Sustainable; Development; River of Life

eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs 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. 

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21834/ajbes.v3i13.148


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How to Cite

Othman, A. R., & Abdul Majid, N. H. (2018). KL River of Life and its Heritage Value. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 3(13), 105–116. https://doi.org/10.21834/ajbes.v3i13.148