Title: Applying low carbon landscapes at the Premier Polytechnic of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Authors: Alamah Misni; Nur Munira Razmi; Puziah Ahmad; Siti Mazwin Kamaruddin; Abdul Rauf Abdul Rasam; Rohaniah Mohd Nor

Addresses: Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia ' Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia ' Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia ' Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia ' Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia ' Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract: Campus physical development plan is an efficient tool in shaping campus life to promote a sustainable living community, especially for students. The purpose of this study is to enhance the quality of campus outdoor environment by applying low carbon to green landscapes and sustainable development. Premier Polytechnic of Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah (PSA) was selected as a proposed model for the government's planning to turn the polytechnic into a green campus. Applying and practising green and low carbon development in the PSA campus areas has reached a total reduction of 12.51% carbon sequestration via tree planting. This finding will help to produce a physical model of outdoor planning and design in generating low carbon campuses in Malaysian polytechnics.

Keywords: carbon sequestration; physical model; outdoor environment; green campus; Malaysia.

DOI: 10.1504/IJESD.2020.108160

International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development, 2020 Vol.19 No.3, pp.284 - 294

Accepted: 28 Aug 2019
Published online: 21 Apr 2020 *

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