AYER HITAM MUAR CONSTRUCTION ON PEAT TECHNOLOGY
RECESS, IIE, UTHM with Ayer Hitam society, in dealing with cracks on building structure problems. We are committed in working together with industry & society in responding to the needs of the community related to problems on peatlands. The building, which used to be empty, is now an online knowledge sharing platform.
RECESS is committed to 'mainstreaming' village-style construction traditions' & assimilated with engineering theory.
This time in Mukim Ayer Hitam, Muar with Abang Nizam & friends. Their suggestion, put on a 'belt' & 'special lintol' .. You can try to find out! 😊
This is one of the 'traditional techniques' practiced here that has been proven to reduce the effects of structural cracks on peat soils.
FACT: Mukim Ayer Hitam Muar is covered by more than 50,000 hectares of peat area & also houses the Largest & Last Peat Swamp Forest in the State of Johor.