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dc.contributor.authorShari, Z.en
dc.contributor.authorSoebarto, V.en
dc.date.issued2012en
dc.identifier.citationProceedings of the 28th PLEA Conference: Opportunities, Limits and Needs - Towards an Environmentally Responsibile Architecture, held in Lima, Peru, 7-9 November, 2012: pp.1-6en
dc.identifier.isbn9786124057892en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/78067-
dc.description.abstractBuilding performance assessment systems (BPASs) are emerging rapidly in many countries with different emphasis and scope of assessment. This paper seeks to find out whether a building design which scores high when assessed by an environmental-focused BPAS would also produce high scores if assessed by a BPAS which is based on a balanced and holistic concept of sustainability. Two BPASs were applied on a case study office building in Putrajaya, Malaysia, namely: 1) Singapore’s Green Mark Scheme, an existing environmental-focused BPAS actually used to rate the green performance of the case study building in reality; and 2) Malaysia Office Building Sustainability Assessment (MOBSA) framework, developed by the author in a three-year research as a means to assess the sustainability performance (environmentally, socially and economically) of office buildings in Malaysia. The study found that the building achieved a very high overall score in terms of its environmental design performance but scored lower when social- and economic-related criteria at the scale broader than the building itself were also taken into consideration and appropriately weighted. It appears that a more comprehensive BPAS, embracing the whole concept or three dimensions of sustainability, is crucial to be introduced and implemented in Malaysia, in priority to, or alongside with, single-dimensional BPASs.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityZalina Shari and Veronica Soebartoen
dc.description.urihttp://www.plea2012.pe/proceedings.phpen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPontifica Universidad Catolica del Peruen
dc.rightsCopyright status unknownen
dc.subjectOffice; environmental performance; sustainability performance; building performance assessment system; emerging/developing countries; Malaysiaen
dc.titleGreen vs. sustainability performance assessment: a case study of an office building in Putrajaya, Malaysiaen
dc.typeConference paperen
dc.identifier.rmid0020127730en
dc.contributor.conferencePLEA Conference (28th : 2012 : Lima, Peru)en
dc.publisher.placeonlineen
dc.identifier.pubid20010-
pubs.library.collectionArchitecture publicationsen
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidSoebarto, V. [0000-0003-1397-8414]en
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