Assessment of Functional and Emotional Attachment in Malacca Riverfront Promenade

Karsono, Bambang and Deni, Deni and Fithri, Cut Azmah (2015) Assessment of Functional and Emotional Attachment in Malacca Riverfront Promenade. Jurnal Teknologi. ISSN 2180-3722 (In Press)

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Physical modifications in urban environment can change the meaning of place, whether positive or negatively. Relationship between physical features and activities in urban environment can create functional dependencies and emotional feeling to place. Functional and emotional pattern in a place will influence the level of place attachment. Considering this issue, the research focused to assess the pattern of functional and emotional attachment in Malacca Riverfront Promenade (MRP), a popular urban space corridor along the Malacca River well-known as the historic promenade corridor located in Malacca, Malaysia. Mixed method is used to identify the pattern of attachment. Questionnaires were directed to 165 respondents and in depth interview were done to 18 street vendors and shop owner. Observation through photographic and written documents of physical features and activities were executed. The findings indicate that the pattern of functional and emotional arises from several indicators which are important for maintain the place attachment. Keywords: emotional attachment, functional attachment, riverfront promenade, place.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering > Department of Architecture Engineering
Depositing User: Bambang Karsono ST.,MT., Ph.D
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2016 16:15
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2016 16:15

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