Yoke LAI Lee

Yoke LAI Lee
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia | UTM · Faculty of Built Environment (FAB)

Bsc Landscape Archiecture, MSc Urban Desgn, Ph.D in Urban Design

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Introduction
Yoke LAI Lee currently works at the Faculty of Built Environment (FAB), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Yoke does research in Social Theory, Urban/Rural Sociology and Qualitative Social Research. Their most recent publication is 'Cultural heritage conservation on the industrial mining landscape transformations: a case of Taiping in Perak State, Malaysia'.
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July 2009 - present
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
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Publications (17)
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This paper studies the effectiveness of a solar chimney for improving ventilation and air-exchange rates in multi-storey public housing in tropical climates for the potential mitigation of airborne disease transmission. Virtual models of a typical apartment room with natural cross-ventilation, replicated across four levels to mimic a multi-storey b...
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Frequent increases in temperature and related consequences have been the trending phenomenon for over ten decades, with a general rise of about 0.740C. This study evaluates the effects of different percentage covers of tree canopies for outdoor thermal improvement of campus areas in Bauchi, Nigeria. Firstly, the study involves on-site measurement o...
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The issues of community resilience arise from the need to develop an understanding of how people would respond to internal and external disturbances. In-depth discussion towards the impact of a city to a neighbouring district has little been discussed. The District of Pontian is located west of Iskandar Malaysia. It has received an unprecedented le...
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Augmented Reality (AR) is among the advanced technology accessible worldwide, which constantly noticeable in the entertainment industry. However, there is no universal nor accessible augmented reality to be found offering in Malaysia higher education. This research intends to apply augmented reality application within an educational perspective and...
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The study developed four hypotheses namely i) hospital and staff ii) country factor iii) combining medical and healthcare services, and iv) cost saving with repurchase intention for medical treatment in Malaysia. There are only two factors including hospital and staff, and cost saving are positively and significantly related to repurchase intention...
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In today’s fast-paced and interactive business environment, engaging fans is imperative for companies to elevate their competitiveness in marketplace. Internet has ushered a new age of social media marketing where companies are formed their social networking sites (SNSs) presence to promote their businesses online. Due to the increased users in Fac...
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Tin mining was the oldest industry and key economic generator to Malaya in mid-18th century. Larut and Kinta Valley districts of Perak State were the principle tin producers of Malay Peninsula. Hitherto, the booming tin mining industrial had accelerated Perak in becoming the wealthiest and well-developed state. Due to the ceased of tin and the chan...
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This paper presents a teaching method on a landscape architectural design studio, Basic Ecology and Nature Conservation, at the Department of Landscape Architecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.
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This paper discourses the imperative roles of culture space in characterising an identity of the historic town in Malaysia. In general, notions of cultural space denote as people integrated with socio-cultural activities in an urban setting. Cultural space constitutes the physical, cultural and human perceptual components and it conveys a place mea...
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Cultural space constitutes the physical, cultural and perceptual attributes of a place that creates social phenomenon and place meaning. Nevertheless, cultural spaces in Malaysia's historic town were facing alteration which resulted to place declining and placelessness. Thus, this paper discusses the roles of cultural spaces that characterised the...
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This paper discusses on the process of urban design project based on planning and urban conservation of Master in Urban Design program at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. The study area is situated at Kampung Jawa in Melaka which is a heritage buffer zone and vitality area that connects to a historical core zone and other adjacent buffer zones. In la...
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Kampung Jawa is located within the buffer zone in the Historic City of Melaka covering an area of 6.5 acres and adjacent to the Melaka River where the development of Melaka town began. The history of Kampung Jawa can be traced back during the beginning of Melaka Sultanate era of 1400's which originally was a settlement area mostly for fishermen and...

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Bamboo planting is an important renewal and natural resource for landscape restoration in alleviating carbon emission, rapid and climate changed urban area. Planting bamboo along river bank contributes to the landscape enhancement of riparian buffer; prevent soil erosion, land rehabilitation, organic matter and generate an aesthetic landscape. In the nutshell, this research is to identify landscape profiling of bamboo plant species; bamboo landscape character and setting; uses of bamboo; ecological aspects and the reinforcement of Bamboo Avenue. Consequently, all gathered research essences will be interpreted into a Bamboo Avenue master plan design to achieve the aspect of the environment, social, and economic sustainability. The implementation of this project is parallel to the current eco-tourism campus approach and practices in UTM. In short, this project will lead the roles of bamboo landscape and the practical importance for sustainable campus milieu.