1. EXCEEDING THE NORM OF SUSTAINABILITY IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT.
Action taken from different fields of built environment for having extra caution on the environment by understanding the impact of each design idea in lined with the guideline of having environmental-friendly living. The solution has involving the characterization on how the environment influences the abundance and availability of a given resource in creating sustainable design. This vision is aimed for enhancement and enrichment of quality of the environment
3. VITALIZED BUILT ENVIRONMENT AS CATALYST OF HEARTIER COMMUNITY.
Improving places and spaces including buildings, parks, and transportation systems for well being community. Observe, explore and experiment the needs of community in supporting their life through sustainable way. It is intended to creates inter- relationship between spaces, inequality, ethnicity, health and well being as to enhance and vitalizes collective life , not only for minority communities but also for the society as a whole. The built environment is in a way valuable aesthetic dimension to society, encourage critical self reflection to creates public realm throughout society.
4. CULTURE AND ART TOWARDS ENHANCING THE QUALITY OF LIFE.
The strategy in achieving the meaning and value of uniqueness of character of physical and form of community by embracing the environment through conserving, preserving the beauty of culture and arts. The thinking on the impact of value as a solution to create sense of of well-being in relation measure the benefits of culture. Enliven the community value and enrich culture as strategy to move towards reflecting the larger quality of life
DEPARTMENT OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE ,
KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
2. GREEN TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION AS AN INDICATOR SOLUTION FOR EMERGING CHALLENGES.
Designated environment with innovation of technology growth of the kind that leads to continuous improvement in the living standards of all people. Tackling such challenges as climate changes, energy access, environmental degradation will require creative approaches based on new idea that enriching well built environment. This enable to meet the ways in solving the needs of society in ways that can continue indefinitely into the future without damaging or depleting natural resources. The application of knowledge in science and technology that bring innovation and change in daily life and healthy environment.
KULLIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN,
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA
IN COLLABORATION WITH:
EARTHWORK - LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE STUDENTS SOCIETY,
KULIYYAH OF ARCHITECTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN
UMRAN 2014 is a landscape seminar program which organized by the 3rd year Landscape Architecture student. This seminar will gather the professionals, academicians, government bodies, policy makers, researchers and students involved in Landscape Architecture Students from various institutions in Malaysia. UMRAN 2014 provides training in writing and presentation paper. UMRAN 2014 also provides training in interpersonal communication beyond the university boundary by connecting and networking with other organization and agencies. Hence this year, UMRAN2014: FOSTERING ECOSPHERE TOWARDS BUILT ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY seminar aims to expand this discussion further through disseminating new findings and ideas from a multidisciplinary perspective.
THEME: FOSTERING ECOSPHERE IN BUILT ENVIRONMENT.
The idea to encourage the ecological living environment as a whole where it is not only to cater the ‘environment’. Indeed, environmental protection focuses more on keeping our air, land and water clean and healthy. As with most environmental issues, built environment can have significant positive and negative effects. It is man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity, ranging from large scale of surrounding to the small personal shelters which contributes to environmental impacts. As well designed as the built environment enhances the development and well-being of future generation and supports healthier and happier communities. Thus, Fostering Ecosphere towards Built Environments is an aspirational description of the theme of the seminar. This concluded that professionals who work in built environment (planners, developers, designers, architects and service providers) and other field are responsible to respond effectively on embedding sustainable environmentally design approach towards enriching the quality of life. Embedding sustainability approaches provides an infrastructure to address community health challenges in the long run in a way helping a community make the best use of the resources that make possible to leverage resources for the future activity. Thus, fostering ecosphere is a community’s ongoing capacity and resolves to establish, advance and maintain effective strategies that continuously improve health and quality of life for all.
Student: RM 50
Non-student: RM 80
Seminar Proceedings (CD), Certificate of Participation with 2 Refreshments will be provided
To provide a platform for discussions and knowledge sharing on the current development and environmental issues, application of current technology in built environment, and the roles of mankind in the built environment in line with the requirement of ALA 3211 Landscape Seminar.
To disseminate the findings of research conducted by the students registered for the ALA 3202 Topical Studies course in a seminar organized under the ALA3211 Landscape Seminar course.