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   ISSN (Print) 0126-219X - ISSN (Online) 2338-7858
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  • COLONIAL AND TRADITIONAL URBAN SPACE IN JAVA: A MORPHOLOGICAL STUDY OF TEN
           CITIES

    • Authors: SUNARYO Rony Gunawan, SOEWARNO Nindyo, Ikaputra Ikaputra, SETIAWAN Bakti
      Abstract: Most of morphological studies of cities in Java tended to place the elements of traditional urban space – such as Alun-alun, Mosque, Palace and Market – as the main elements of city. Other elements such as the colonial urban space –  Resident Office, Fort, Church, Park and so on – are often considered separately or placed as a complementary part. Through a morphological study  by exploring ten cities in Java, I found both elements of traditional and colonial urban space were set in a unique and various pattern. There are some findings indicating that the elements of colonial urban space significantly influence the city structure as well as those of the traditional ones. Therefore, understanding the urban space form in Java should include and put elements of both of traditional and colonial urban space as an integral part.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • STUDI ADAPTASI RUMAH VERNAKULAR KUTAI TERHADAP LINGKUNGAN RAWAN BANJIR DI
           TENGGARONG

    • Authors: HIDAYATI Zakiah, HS Cisyulia Octavia
      Abstract: Kutai vernacular houses represent Kutai tradition in East Kalimantan. Kutai Vernacular Houses are spread over Kabupaten Kutai Kartanegara (Kukar). It is closely related to the culture of majority in Kukar. The locus of the research is Tenggarong, a sub-district of Kukar. Kukar now faces flood due to rainy season. Both climate change and environmental impact raise the water level, but Kutai vernacular houses are still exist. How the Kutai vernacular houses addapt in flood zone is the aim of the research. The research method is analyzing the changes of structure and construction of Kutai Vernacular Houses, from the beginning of the house built to the latest condition. The conclusion: there are some long lasting adaptation while others are newer adjustments in order to keep Kutai Vernacular Houses survived.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • FUNGSI PEDESTRIAN JALAN TUNJUNGAN DARI SIRKULASI KE REKREASI: STUDI KASUS
           BERDASARKAN KESEJARAHAN

    • Authors: OSWAN Devina Benlin, ARIFIN Liliany Sigit
      Abstract: Tunjungan street as one of Surabaya’s downtown street has a historical value where this street used to be lively, but suffers degradation as time passes. Pedestrian, among other many elements, holds the most important role and claims extra attention. This evaluation will cover an observation of Tunjungan strret in 20th and 21st century concerning pedestrian-impacting elements such as automobiles, canopies in the pedestrian, the activities, overpass, supporting facilities, and crime. Conclusion shows that the root problem is the increase of automobiles and the insufficient spaces (narrow) for pedestrian.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • AN OVERVIEW OF COLLAPSE OF BUILDINGS IN NIGERIA: A MEDICO-SPATIAL ANALYSIS

    • Authors: FADAMIRO Joseph Akinlabi, ADEDEJI Joseph Adeniran
      Abstract: The tripartite quality of buildings that qualify as architectural products has been traditionally held to be serviceability, stability and aesthetics. Unfortunately, the Nigerian built environment has lost the stability component of this trio with attendant socio-economic, political and cultural negative outcomes. This is obvious from the reported cases of building collapses in the country. While the literature is replete with numerous studies on the subject matter, the interaction of this spatial problem with medical practice has been grossly neglected. This review paper presents a medico-spatial dimension of building collapse towards understanding its implications on the medical practice, people and places. Through the aid of literature resources, results show multiple interactions among these key variables. The paper enumerates and argues in favour of holistic solutions and asserts that medical professionals should be co-opted as major stakeholders in the formulation, review and enforcement of the National Building Code in Nigeria and elsewhere.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • QUELLINUS SCHOOL AND ARCHITECT COSMAN CITROEN

    • Authors: SANTOSO Joko Triwinarto
      Abstract: This article describes the Quellinus School in Amsterdam where the Dutch architect Cosman Citroen (1881-1935), an advisory architect of the Municipality of Surabaya, studied architecture. It starts from the origin of the school in 1876 until around 1904. From the analysis, it can be identified the teachers who trained him and what subjects he learned during his study.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • RECONSTRUCTING DECONSTRUCTION IN ARCHITECTURE

    • Authors: IDHAM Noor Cholis
      Abstract: This paper examines deconstruction in architecture and forms used, which triggered by dispute of form and its scientification claimed by deconstructivists. Deconstruction terminologyis studied in the first part related to architecture field as a base knowledge. Some sample works of known deconstructionist architects are assessed in order to understand how their building is deconstructed and what forms they used. Discussion about form and its relation to other fields is then pursued by discussing the involvement of terminology of science, aesthetic pattern, and human life. The results of this discussion give clear understanding how form related to deconstruction in architecture are used.
      PubDate: 2013-12-01
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • CREATIVITY METHODS IN TEACHING THE ARCH-DESIGN STUDIO

    • Authors: EIGBEONAN Andrew B.
      Abstract: The aim of this paper is to search and find methods of fostering creativity or ideas relating to creativity in teaching the arch-design studio. Teaching creativity through its methods will be making the students grounded in designing with creativity ideas and therefore we can have professionals that design and build with satisfaction, safety and complementary. It means we can have real buildings and places that satisfy our clients, the society and in harmony with the environment. Although there are similarities in the curricula of training architects all over the world, but educators go about it in their own convenient and suitable ways and styles. The ideas of creativity have been part of architecture from the onset, but are not deligently applied and also not formally incorporated in the curricula of training. The topic is also very relevant and timely as arch-educators and other stakeholders are of the opinion that something has to be done to improve the ways and methods of training architects, especially the teaching of the arch-design studio with regards to creativity. Through exploration of literature and interviews (physical and telephone call) this paper finds methods of stimulating creativity ideas in the teaching of arch-design studio. Some of the methods of motivating creativity found in teaching the arch-design studio are: analogy, metaphors, biomimicry, brainstorming, attribute listing, mental map, TRIZ, restrictions, charrette, browsing, excursions, focus groups, other peoples viewpoints, using crazy ideas, using experts, visualizing a goal, working with dreams and images and giving students design tools such as drawings CAD and model making.
      PubDate: 2013-10-19
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • THE COMPARISON BETWEEN THE THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF A CONTEMPORARY HOUSE AND
           TRADITIONAL HOUSE IN THE DENSE DHAKA CITY IN BANGLADESH

    • Authors: RASHID Rumana, Mohd. Hamdan Bin Ahmed
      Abstract: Bangladesh Traditional houses (B.T.H) which are located in warm humid tropical climate represent a unique phenomenon with device capable to meet the comfort demand through environmental well adapted design.  Recently the traditional house and the contemporary design house (C.D.H) for Bangladesh are examined by comparing the thermal performance within the same outdoor condition and the climatic region at the dense Dhaka city.  This comparison is based on field measurements of thermal performance of the traditional house and the contemporary design house within the same summer period. Quantitative method is used to measure the thermal performance. The field survey was conducted using two set of thermal data loggers were installed in both selected houses to record the air temperature and relative humidity of the outdoor and indoor spaces.  Data collection was carried out for the hot and wet month of summer period in June.  The research result concluded that the traditional houses of Bangladesh provided useful indicators of appropriate architectural design response to climate, particularly in the context of purely passive environmental control. However it is required to adapt a critical approach towards the modern contemporary architectural design strategy of deriving lesson from traditional houses to extend the period of indoor thermal environment inside the contemporary houses.
      PubDate: 2013-10-19
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
  • ARCHITECT COSMAN CITROEN (1881-1935) Family Background, Arrival to- and
           Career in Surabaya

    • Authors: SANTOSO Joko Triwinarto
      Abstract: A Dutch architect Cosman Citroen (1881-1935) was one of the most remarkable architects in the Netherlands Indies. He left his position in Amsterdam and then went to Surabaya to be an advisory architect of the Municipality of Surabaya. During his career in the city, he designed many buildings and constructions so that any discussion about Dutch colonial architecture in the city cannot be separated from his works. This article explains from which family he came, how situation of Surabaya when he arrived, and what his activities other than as the Municipal architect.
      PubDate: 2013-10-19
      Issue No: Vol. 41 (2013)
       
 
 
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