International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability

IJBES is an international peer-reviewed journal addressing the present researches, developments and best practices in the field of built environment which includes Urban and Regional Planning, Architecture, Quantity Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Construction and Building and Infrastructure Development in view of social, cultural, economic and environmental sustainability. Focusing on the global audience with an aim to engage their interest, IJBES publishes articles that cover various themes and current topics which attract the interests of researchers, practitioners, government agencies, the private sectors, non-governmental organisations and local communities.

Indexed by: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI),  Asean Citation Index, UDLedge Social Science & Humanities Citation Index (SS&HI), Focus, Malaysian Citation Center (MCC), Google Scholar



The International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability (IJBES) is the substitute of Journal Alam Bina (JAB) - ISSN 1551-1369. The Journal Alam Bina was published in 2003, and continues up until 2008. Thus JAB can be considered as the embryo of IJBES. The e-ISSN of the IJBES is 2289-8948.

To catch international authors, IJBES is promoted to be an international journal with international editorial board and maintains peer-review process. With expanded scope of the Journal, IJBES attempts to be the outlet of local and national authors in the built environment and sustainability field to publish their researches and projects while capturing international authors to share their knowledge.

IJBES is published online with a frequency of three issues per year in January, May and September every year. Application to publish special issues is opened throughout the year. Interested applicant may submit application by sending us email at





IJBES has recently revamped the article format. Prospective authors are advised to download the new format from the submission tab.

To ensure correct indexing, authors are advised to provide complete metadata upon submission.

Posted: 2019-04-07
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Vol 6, No 2 (2019): International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2019

International Journal of Built Environment and Sustainability (IJBES) Volume 6, Issue 2, 2019, Published in May 2019

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Table of Contents


Lakshika Meetiyagoda
Gabriel Hoh Teck Ling, Chin Siong Ho, Kar Yen Tsau, Chin Tiong Cheng
Osada Vishvajith Peiris
Eka Permanasari, Sahid Mochtar, Rahma Purisari
Alice Sabrina Ismail, Nur Syaza Zureena Zulkurnain
Muhammad Hadi Mustafa, Maisarah Ali, Kamsiah Mohd Ismail, Khairusy Syakirin Has Yun Hashim, Mohamad Saifulnizam Mohd Suhaimi