Opportunities in Asia
An Assessment of Construction Trends, Needs, and Potential Collaborations
Prepared by Civil Engineering Research Foundation. This book presents findings of a 1996 technology assessment mission to East Asia that examined the...

Urban Renewal and Stormwater Management Planning in an Urban Center

Aesthetic Aspect of Urban Stormwater Management System Design

Hydrodynamic Modeling of Johor Estuary–Johor, Malaysia

The Taller the Deeper (Available only in the Geo/Environmental Special Issue)
While debate rages on about which structure holds the title of the world's tallest building, there is no dispute over which building has the deepest foundation. At 130 m below...

Modeling Impact of Animal Waste in Penang Coastal Water

Project Case Study: Space Frame Roof Structure, Main Stadium, Shah Alam Sport Complex, Selangor, Malaysia
In the city of Shah Alam located just outside of Kuala Lumpur, the Shah Alam Sport Complex is built as a multi-use sports facility. The aim of this study is to discuss the management of...

Settlement Analysis for 450 Meter Tall KLCC Towers
The site evaluation and settlement analysis performed for the two tallest buildings in the world currently under construction, are described. The site evaluation resulted in shifting building...

Malaysia's Twins: High-Rise, High Strength
U.S. firms, following the market for new skyscrapers to Asia, are involved in design and construction of twin office towers in the commercial heart of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia that will...

85 Stories in Kuala Lumpur—The 5th and 6th Tallest Buildings in the World
A concrete core and cylindrical concrete tube structure provides a safe, elegant, efficient and constructible solution to the challenge of designing the world's 5th and 6th tallest buildings,...

Modeling DO-BOD Dynamics in Johor River Estuary, Malaysia, Due to Agro-Industrial Discharge
This paper presents a summary of a study on the dynamics of dissolved oxygen in a tidal reach of the Johor River due to the discharge of agro-industrial waste subject to freshwater flow...

Stochastic Generation of Daily Low Flows in Estuaries for Salinity Intrusion Studies
Stochastic data generation technique was used to provide a probabilistic approach to a salinity intrusion/low flow study of an estuary in West Malaysia. The Kemaman River on the east coast...

Automated Design of the Steel Box Girder Guideway for the Kuala Lumpur Downtown People-Mover
Design of the Kuala Lumpur (KL) Downtown People-Mover had to be accomplished on a fast-track schedule. The system contractor assembled a team of experts from North America and Malaysia...

Environmental Impact Assessment Requirements for Coastal Development in Malaysia
The social and economic consequences of coastal erosion and the concern generated have increased rapidly in Malaysia as development of coastal areas escalates. The need for a proper management...

Kuala Selangor Nature Park—A Conservation Effort in the Coastal Zone
The Kuala Selangor Nature Park is a landmark in the history of conservation of Malaysia. It is the first time in this country, that a State Government, i.e. Selangor and the Malayan Nature...

Sungai Piah Hydroelectric Project (Malaysia)
The Sungai Piah Hydroelectric Project is located in the State of Perak in Peninsular Malaysia. It is a run-of-river project on steep mountain streams in dense tropical jungle. Nine intakes,...

Integrated Coastal Resource Management Plan: A First for Malaysia

Developing Coastal Area Management Plans in the Southeast Asian Region

Coastal Resource Management for Tourism: Malaysia

Mud Coast Protection—The Malaysian Experience

 

 

 

 

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