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Quality of Child-friendly Spaces in City Parks of Trunojoyo Smart Park and Singha Merjosari Park Malang, Indonesia

Journal: International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science (IRJAES) (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 246-255

Keywords : Child-friendly space; child-friendly criteria; performance quality; alternative development.;

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Abstract

Influence of the urban environment on fulfilling children's playgrounds can be seen based on the quality aspects of public open spaces in the city. This study aims to study the criteria, perceptions and alternatives for developing the quality of child-friendly spaces in city parks of Trunojoyo Smart Park and Singha Merjosari Park, Malang City. Method used in determining the quality of child – friendly criteria using Analysis Hierarchy Process, while in evaluating the quality of child-friendly spaces using ImportancePerformance Analysis (IPA) and through interviews with experts for alternative development. The results indicate the main criteria for child-friendly space according to the experts is security criteria with a value of 0.541 and the highest sub-criteria are safe spaces with a value of 0.105. Visitor perceptions on the quality of chil-friendly spaces in Trunojoyo Smart Park and Singha Merjosari Park can be seen by the distribution of park attributes related to performance quality and importance rate according to respondents who are associated with their position in IPA quadrant. Attributes distribution in IPA quadrant for Trunojoyo Smart Park that have good and important service quality are: distance and roads; pathway lane; signage; seating; fences; and garden. Attributes distribution in IPA quadrant for Singha Merjosari Park that have good and important service quality are:distance from the pathway; safe spaces; entrance; pathway lane; and garden. Alternative development in Singha Merjosari Park according to experts is considering designs with those that are influenced by total area, number of playgroud equipments and visitors heterogeneity. The highest development priority of Trunojoyo Smart Park is the play elements of children.

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