||Sustainable Neighbourhood Element’s (SNE’s) framework is proposed for
neighbourhood planning in urban
residential areas in Malaysia. The framework consists of three (3) main
elements which are Economic,
Social, and Environmental with criteria that complements the 21 sustainable
All the SNE’s are extracted from journal papers and previous studies of
sustainable neighbourhood elements.
The SNE’s framework can enhance the current implementation to be more
transparent as it can indicate the
real time examples especially on green space elements in the neighbourhood.
There are four (4)
performance levels for Urban Neighbourhood Practices applied in SNE’s
framework which are ‘Best Practice,
Good Practice, Moderate Practice and Basic Practice’. All sustainable
neighbourhood practices are divided
into 4 score categories which are Exemplary, Proficient, Apprentice and
Novice. SNE’s framework serves as an
indicator to the construction stakeholders to be applied to the current
neighbourhood planning in an urban
residential area in Malaysia.