Understanding Urban Development at Lowland Environment

Nugroho, Setyo (2012) Understanding Urban Development at Lowland Environment. In: Culture, Society, Technology and Urban Development in Nusantara. -, pp. 338-348. ISBN 978-602-18955-1-1

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    Abstract

    Palembang, located on the lower basin of the Musi River, has experienced of urbanization which transformed the physical environment of urban areas. Irregular and unplanned physical growth of cities has been one of the most important problems of urban development. Low-lying area is one of most rapid growing area of the city therefore the main result of land use changes process in this area that not fully controlled was decreasing natural hydrological function and ecological value of urban areas. This paper aimed to present the form and character of urban development in its geographical setting (at lowland environment). Urban morphological approach is used in this study and the results revealed that the urban morphology analysis can provide an appropriate framework for solution of the complicated urban planning issues to achieve good quality development and at the same time maintaining the natural configuration of the environment.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
    Divisions: Faculty of Engineering > Department of Architecture Engineering
    Depositing User: LIVIAN TEDDY, ST. MT
    Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2014 22:32
    Last Modified: 24 Mar 2014 22:32
    URI: http://eprints.unsri.ac.id/id/eprint/3743

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