2017 : BEHAVIOUR SETTING AND SPATIAL USAGE ANALYSIS ON SOMBO LOW COST FLAT’S CORRIDOR

Ir. Muhammad Faqih MS


Abstract

Flats corridors’ designs that are relatively narrow are less able to accommodate the needs of social space for residents in low cost flats. This is because Indonesian people are used to livinge in horizontal housing, one of them being the kampung. The kampung alley provides for various forms of dynamic activity and social interaction for resident, and make it to be a good social space. Related to this fact, architects have the task of designing flats corridors that could accomodate residents’ needs for social space such as the user’s behaviour setting in a kampung street. This issue is in line with the case study in Sombo Flat’s corridor which was designed based on the characteristics of a kampung street’s behaviour setting concept. With that concept, flats corridors were designed very wide, approximately 3–9 meters. This wide corridor give residents the opportunity for social interaction and other dynamic activities that …