Developing a New Cadastral Registration Approach

The urban population in Asia has increased by 550 million people during 1960-1990 and are expected to increase by 1,286 million people by year 2020 (Ji, 2007). Since late 1990s, the population of Malaysia has increased from approximately 21.80 million to 27.73 million in 2008 (Statistic, 2008) and it is predicted to reach 31 million by 2020. Cities in State of Penang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Johore have so far absorbed their growing numbers in settlements with a varying quality of living and the complexities of the extreme modern buildings are expected to be designed and built in the near future. Unfortunately, the existing Malaysian Cadastral System and legislation for 2D parcel is unsuitable for representing the land rights in 3D situations for those rapid increases for development and technical purposes. Hence, an efficient 3D land use in real estate property especially for multilayer objects is directly linked to the socio economic and environmental development in Malaysia.



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