SHS Web Conf.
Volume 41, 2018International Conference on Architectural Education in Asia (eduARCHsia 2017)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Multitude of Cultural Complexity|
|Published online||10 January 2018|
The Built Environment of Kampung Arab Sugihwaras Pekalongan
Architecture Study Program, University of 17 Agustus 1945 Semarang, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Since the arrival of Arabian ethnic to Sugihwaras, they settled and built their own neighborhood identity. The built environment is an example of a system on which human beings seek to express their own identity as a collective group. Every built environment consists of distinctive features that relate to social, cultural, economic and environmental parameters inherent in that particular built-environment (Al-Hokail, 1995). Based on that background, the research question of this study is “what is the distinctiveness of built environment in Kampung Arab Sugihwaras Pekalongan?”. The purpose of this article is to identify and explain the built environment in Kampung Arab Sugihwaras by its social and physical parameters. Using both qualitative and quantitative approach, this article examines the social parameters by its four social scales: neighborhood, family and individual, the physicalparameters by its urban fabrics. The result shows that community who lives in Kampung Arab Sugihwaras especially the Arabian descendant preserving Islamic value in their social lives. But, modern urban culture faded some social rules away. While the Kampung Arab Sugihwaras urban fabric shows that neighborhood had grid pattern with two inner main streets and buildings withIndische Architecture style in that corridors. The further result shows the street hierarchy by overlapping the social and physical parameters analysis.
Key words: Kampung Arab Sugihwaras / built environment / social / physical
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