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TERM PAPER

ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES

LE 4000

LOW-COST FLAT HOUSING DESIGN SCHEME

BY:

AHMAD HANIEF B. SHAMSUDIN

0535017

KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE & ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (KAED)

MDM ROSNANI KASSIM

SECTION 23

INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA (IIUM)

24 MARCH 2009

RUNNING HEAD: LOW-COST FLAT HOUSING DESIGN SCHEME

Low-Cost Flat Housing Design Scheme

Ahmad Hanief Shamsudin

International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Abstract

The low-cost housing has become a significant issue in our country nowadays. Regardless of hundreds of thousands houses, flats and apartments which have been built over the years, the amount of housing provided especially in the form of flat houses do not meet the demands and needs of housing for the low income groups which end up with housing dissatisfaction. Thus, this term paper is going to prove that typical low-cost flat housing design scheme in our country nowadays is irrelevant due to the number of factors. The research was conducted through library research method by using books, magazines, journals and internet articles. Primarily, the research has found out that the low-cost flat housing design is irrelevant due to the poor quality in design and construction. Besides, the design also irrelevant as it has set down the importance of comfort level for the inhabitants. Furthermore, it does not provide better environment to enhance communal interaction and integration between neighborhoods. All in all, this paper asserts that the design scheme for low cost flat housing needs to be reviewed in order to cater the housing needs of the low income bracket in our country nowadays.

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