Revitalization as An Approach to Sustainability of Flood-Prone Coastal Settlement

Juarni, Anita (2015) Revitalization as An Approach to Sustainability of Flood-Prone Coastal Settlement. In: 3rd Planocosmo International Conference, SAPPK, 26-27 Oktober 2015, ITB.

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Some problems faced by people who live in flood-prone settlement. They have elevated their houses several times, replaced building materials, daily activities also changed such as refused to use furniture, no place to socialize with neighbors and the loss of green space and vegetation because the expansion of houses. Low-income people live at home uninhabitable. Sanitation and poor drainage has degraded the quality of the environment. Nevertheless, people do not want to move from settlement or relocate because the coastal settlement has strategic value, close to various public facilities and the people can add economic activities at homes to increase their income. Renewal needs to be done to the flood-prone settlements, such as revitalization to increase the quality of environment for the sustainability of the settlements. This research is qualitative and quantitative, propose various ideas for revitalization planning is based on research that had been done before in Muara Angke, North Jakarta. The problems in flood-prone settlement concluded from the results of the survey to Muara Angke on 120 respondents in 2014. Survey was conducted through direct measurements in the field to determine the changes at home, interviews with open-ended questions to determine the changes in daily activities, and observation the polder system (dikes, retention basins, and pump station) to protect the settlement. The results of the study found that the people changed their houses because avoid of flood and their needs for safety, comfort, and social status. These changes have some adverse impact on daily activities, and the problem of sanitation, drainage, odor which degrade the quality of the environment. Revitalization is needed for row house settlement, and should be supported by the government and community organizations. Government and private sector should provide financial assistance with low-interst loans to help low-income people. Government should implement the available Master Plan to create a healthy environment, increase economic, social, and cultural activities for sustainability of Muara Angke.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions: Karya Tulis Ilmiah
Depositing User: Asep Kamaludin
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2019 07:58
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2019 07:58

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