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The World of Malls #1

The World of Malls #1

Today, there are 70 odd of shopping centre in Jakarta. This will put Jakarta as city with the largest number of shopping centre in the world. (Kompas.com, 21 February 2011) If we tried to categorized these 70 malls (excluding Global scale malls) based on the total retail area in relation to its catchment zone by...
Jakarta urban farming

Jakarta urban farming

Indonesian Gardening is a pilot project. We will create green spaces in the middle of the city that provide benefits for surrounding communities. (Indonesia Berkebun, 2011) The lack of green spaces in urban area has moved a group of people with the same mission, led by Ridwan Kamil, to start a community called Indonesia berkebun,...
Open-source City #2: Open Platform and Subjectivity

Open-source City #2: Open Platform and Subjectivity

Open Platform Web 2.0 intersects web application features with participatory information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design, and collaboration[1]. Some examples of this application of web 2.0 include social networking sites (facebook, google +, myspace, twitter), online free sources (wikipedia, panoramio), blogs, photo and video sharing (youtube, vimeo, flickr), and online digital map (google map, google earth, open street map, bing...
Reclaim the street, eat!

Reclaim the street, eat!

KEUKEN is a one-day food festival which addresses the issue of utilizations of city’s public spaces through the wisdom of the street-inspired culture. Keuken (http://keukenbdg.com/) is a mix of community who loves local culinary and an attempt to break the monotony of urban life by reclaiming public space. Keuken celebrate the appropriation of an urban...
Open-source City #1

Open-source City #1

  The advancement of information and technology has altered the way we perceived space today. How we navigate through the city has changed dramatically with the aid of digital maps. Today, our travel behavior is to construct virtual mobility routes through online map, choose more efficient yet exciting path, and invent signifiers (kiosk, store front,...

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