2013 : ECO-HOUSING CONCEPT IN COASTAL SETTLEMENT JATIREJO VILLAGE, PASURUAN REGENCY, EAST JAVA

Prof.Ir. Happy Ratna Sumartinah M.Sc, Ph.D


Abstract

Adequate housing is a basic needs and basic right for peoples. In the international scope, this is stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (article 25) 1948 and on a national scale, in the Amendment of Constitutional (UUD 1945) article 28H (1). Many aspects related to define an adequate housing. One of the important aspects is about the housing condition that should be able to provide sufficient space and protecting against the weather or other threat that can harm the human health. An adequate housing can be achieved through the application of the eco-housing concept. This concept has a good interaction with the environment and avoids bad impacts to the environment as well as providing a good quality of life for the residents. For the government, the coastal area is one of the development priorities, primarily to improve the conditions of the fishermen settlement. This research took place in Jatirejo Village, Lekok, Pasuruan. Problems in this village such as the density issues, unhealthy environmental conditions, lack of facilities and infrastructure and poverty. This study used qualitative methods and case study research. Collecting data through interviews, observations, photography and literature review. The result of this study is expected to improve the quality of settlements and coastal environment in this region by applying the eco-housing concepts, especially using sustainable site planning to re-arrange the coastal settlement in the Jatirejo village.