A Conceptual Review of Green Neighbourhood Adaptive Model for Urban Living

Puziah Ahmad, Alamah Misni, Siti Mazwin Kamaruddin, Nurazureen Daud


Green Neighborhood can be defined as a neighborhood area that meets the needs of peoples’ daily activities and allows communities to control pollution, save energy, increase employment, decrease crime rates, develop friendships, practice on-site renewable energy methods and preserve agricultural and environmentally sensitive areas. In such an environment, people make easy access to their home, workplaces, public facilities, transit facilities and green spaces within a comfortable walking scale. The guidance is aimed at assisting local authorities and agencies to implement five (5) selected green neighborhood initiatives; Provision of Pedestrian Walkway, Provision of Bicycle Lane, rainwater Harvesting System, Waste Composting and  Community Farming.

Keywords: green neighbourhood; environment; community; comfortable

eISSN 2398-4295 © 2019. 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. 


green neighbourhood; environment; community; comfortable

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21834/ajbes.v4i15.167


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