Restorative Forest

Maulan, Suhardi and Mohd Taram, Emran @Zahrin and Mohd Yunus, Mohd Yazid and Ling, Koh Chee (2011) Restorative Forest. Sustainable Tropical Environmental Design Exhibition 2011, 3 . pp. 158-159. ISSN 2180-0685

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Abstract

The waterfall design in Sungai Gabai, Hulu Langat, Selangor, attempts to transform the conventional river recreation images to a competitive, attractive and restorative environment. The site’s environmental potential and their embedded forest-health restorative values are assessed. Environmental sensitivity, carrying capacity and selective deep green forest friendly-activities are adopted as the foundation of the design proposal. The existing natural visual quality is preserved and utilizes it for visitors’ attractions. The proposal includes a development of a foresthealth restoration activity centre that enables people to seek alternative solution in healing their psychological and physical fatigue.

Item Type:Article
Subject:Tropical Environment
Subject:Design Studio
Subject:Sustainable Product Design
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Design and Architecture
Publisher:Universiti Putra Malaysia
ID Code:20224
Deposited By: Norhaliza Zainal
Deposited On:30 Nov 2012 08:57
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