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Design Criteria of Pedestrian Mall in the Conservation Area in Surabaya

Journal: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Publications (Vol.5, No. 2)

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Page : 203-210

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Colonial buildings as cultural heritage represents the architectural history and early city development of Surabaya to become an urban city with dynamic social and rapid economic development as a trading city. Conservation of colonial buildings in an environment with high historical value may attract visitors to take a walk and enjoying the heritage atmosphere which represented from the past through the song “Rek Ayo Rek”. This paper formulates the design criteria of commercial building which is ‘Pedestrian Mall' that reuse colonial building and presenting shopping activities as an expansion of social interaction. The research was conducted, among others, through observations of the heritage environment, colonial buildings, and community activities-behavior within Balai Pemuda Surabaya to formulate design criteria regarding building styles unto social system. The results indicate that the reuse of colonial building requires a design that responds to the heritage environment. The environment is studied from social, architectural, and cultural aspects to formulate design criteria.

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