Restudy the needs and functions of shophouse's back-lane in Malaysia

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Abstract

Shophouse is one of the important architecture elements in Malaysia. It has been exist in the country, since the colonial era and still survive until today. Shophouse got it evolution because has been past many years and through many decades so the design, pattern and style are adapted in current situation. The facades, the ornament, the layout, the typology and material have been change from any style to others style but there still has one important element of the shophouse that is not got any attention that is the back-lane. Most of the people know the existence of the back-lane but they do not realize the needs and the functions of back-lane, especially toward shophouse. Although back-lane is the necessity in town planning, its look neglected. So, this writing is about to give the clear statement about the back-lane in shophouse so that researcher could understand the needs of the back-lane and its functions, especially at the shophouse in Malaysia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-311
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Business Management
Volume8
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Town planning
Layout
Design patterns

Keywords

  • Back-lane of shophouse
  • Function of back-lane
  • Needs of back-lane
  • Ornamate
  • Topology

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  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management

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Restudy the needs and functions of shophouse's back-lane in Malaysia. / Usman, Ismar Minang Satotoy; Rofiei, R.; Ain, A. I C; Mohd. Zain, Muhammad Fauzi.

In: International Business Management, Vol. 8, No. 6, 2014, p. 308-311.

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