Green initiatives in Kota Kinabalu construction industry

Green initiatives in Kota Kinabalu construction industry. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 224. pp. 626-631. ISSN 1877-0428 (2016)


Recently, there are mounting issues relating the climate change including global warming and deprivation of earth ecosystems which cannot sustain the current economic development activities. The high depletion rate of natural resources plus, the increasing consumption of non-renewable resources particularly in the construction industry has led to the environment deterioration. Also, with the growing social development, people nowadays have high standard of requirement for living especially in the urban area. With this, sustainable development has become more significant. Studies on green technology have been explored, but more visible results are still required especially in the rapid developing capital city of Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, where green areas are still being well maintained. The implementation of green technology in construction will support dynamic growth of economic development activities, while improving the environment. Hence, it is important to develop a strategic plan to promote the use of green technology while the areas are still developing. This paper presents the preliminary work on qualitative based research that will investigate the understandings and green initiatives in Kota Kinabalu from the perspective view of contractors, as they are one of the key players in construction industry.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Sustainable development, Green technology, Construction industry, Environment, Green architecture
Taxonomy: By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Town Planning
By Subject > Architecture, Planning & Surveying > Landscape Architecture
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Architecture, Planning & Surveying
Depositing User: Mohd Ismail Zanudin
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2021 23:00
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2021 23:00
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