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Maqsood Rezayee; Tan Wee Huat; Norsa'adah Shamsudin; Mathivanan Muthusamy; Sutapa Tasnim
The economic growth and energy consumption come at the cost of environmental degradation, sustainability experts are trying to find the way which can reduce pollution, conserve the natural resource and protect the environment. Moreover, regional and rural development strategy pay attention to the goal of sustainability to ensure its continuum. Sustainability such as sustainable ecosystem, sustainable community, sustainable village, and sustainable lifestyle support itself and its surrounding. Moreover, Sustainability ensuring access of human beings to the basic resource, healthcare facilities, education facilities, good quality of life, with capacity of conserving environmental capital, human capital, social capital, economic capital, and cultural capital. Therefore, a sustainable village is designed to achieve the highest levels of ecological and environmental sustainability with a holistic approach to the basic site selection, sub-division planning, and construction, through to the requirements of the built environment. Malaysia is one of the countries which has many villages, the villages are not without problems, which are lagging behind in socio-economic development due generally to prevalence of very low level of literacy, and education and, heavy dependence on primary production, agriculture, animal husbandry, and fishery. Therefore, it is needed to conduct a study to find the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the village. Thus, this research has been conducted to study the Kampung Sedili Kecil village which one of the villages in the Johor state of Malaysia. The main aim of the research is to prepare a model of a sustainable village for Kampung Sedili Kecil to ensure that all capital to be integrated and symbiosis relationship that may enable the continuation of the community and conserved and enhanced the environmental capital, human capital, social capital, economic capital, and cultural capital in the Kampung Sedili Kecil.