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The many benefits of urban green spaces


Abu Kasim, Junainah and Mohd Yusof, Mohd Johari and Mohd Shafri, Helmi Zulhaidi (2019) The many benefits of urban green spaces. CSID Journal of Infrastructure Development, 2 (1). pp. 103-116. ISSN 2407-4438; ESSN: 2407-5957


Recently, the ideology of greenery city has received global attention, whichaimed to address the issues of rapid urbanization, population growth,andclimate change. Urban green spaces (UGS) seem like the essentialasset that could help cities to mitigate the adverse effects of rapid urbanization and urban sprawl in a sustainable way. It plays a vital role in our cities as an urban lung, discharging oxygen to reduce the city’s heat, the wall for harmful air pollution and offersmost significantbenefits in term of the environment, social and economy to a city. However, the presence of UGS as one of the criticalsectors in urban planning are always neglected.Nevertheless, UGS is loved by everyone however when it turns to the need; thenit is often apparent as a liability and claim as non-commodity goods in a planning development process. Hence, this paper aims to understand the many benefits of urban green space development in the contemporary of urban sustainability thought. The systematic review has been carried out through scientific online atabase,documentation and relevant related papers.

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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Design and Architecture
Faculty of Engineering
DOI Number: https://doi.org/10.32783/csid-jid.v2i1.47
Publisher: CSID Journal of Infrastructure Development
Keywords: Benefits UGS; Urban planning; Sustainability
Depositing User: Mr. Sazali Mohamad
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2020 08:27
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2020 08:27
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/82539
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