Creating the Open Space’s Sense of Place Case Study: Deli’s Sultanate Area

Wahid, Julaihi and Karsono, Bambang (2008) Creating the Open Space’s Sense of Place Case Study: Deli’s Sultanate Area. In: Proceedings of International Conference Arte Polis 2, Creative Communities and the making of Place: Sharing Creative Experiences, 8 - 9 August 2008, Department of Architecture, School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development, Institute of Technology Bandung.

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Creating the open space that possesses sense of place is a creative process which involves user, designer and open space’s management. The open space should be able to accommodate the daily activities, experiences and possess diversity. The open space should be context with the environment, give a special sense and safe for people. In this paper, ‘creating sense of place’ means to establish and create a ‘place’ which possesses special sense belonging to the site (example: history, culture, tradition, aesthetic value, social, economy, function, climate and physical). It is also important to analyze the sense of the past, the interest of present day and its relation to the future. The purpose of this paper is to improve and enhance the image of Deli’s Sultanate area which has three significant objects, such as: Maimun Palace, Al Mashun Grand Mosque, and Sri Deli Park. To generate new open space elements and space order that could be a special ‘place’ for the user, author has carried out the identification, analysis, and re-arrangement study of the open space in the site of case study area. Keyword: open space, sense of place, public space, place, Deli’s Sultanate area.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering > Department of Architecture Engineering
Depositing User: Bambang Karsono ST.,MT., Ph.D
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2016 16:13
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2016 16:13

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