Analysis of Critical Factors and Difficulties in Maintaining Historical Building - A Current Implementation
1 Department of Building Surveying, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, University Teknologi MARA Perak, Malaysia
2 Centre of Building Surveying Studies, Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, University Teknologi MARA Shah Alam, Malaysia
Historic buildingis one of the highly valuable assets to the country especially in a way to shows its history for the next generation instead to make a profit through the excellent promotion in tourism purpose.The Malaysian Government has allocated a huge of financial support in order to conserve and preserve the historic building. However, the majority of the historic building is still in ‘poor’ condition without any improvement regarding to the pro-active approach.This paper presents part of this research which investigates the key components consists of issues and difficulties in term of critical factors. The findings reveal that there are several difficulties in maintaining a historic building. The identification of key components will facilitate the stakeholders to focus on the variable and resources to make the success in maintaining and managing the historic building.
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