Proto Tamansari: Where Urban and Agricultural forms of land use coexist

September 9, 2015,AEDT

Proto Tamansari is a research project, dedicated to develop alternative planning tools for the urbanization of Indonesian Desakota areas. Desakota’s are areas in the extended surroundings of large cities, where urban and agricultural forms of land use coexist and are intensively intermingled. Many Indonesian cities suffer from issues caused by | Read More

Green Lake City | Jakarta Indonesia | Forrec

July 22, 2011,AEDT

Green Lake City is a destination mixed-use development in the rapidly growing western district of Jakarta. The master plan makes use of the existing water management constraints to create a central lagoon that connects to the surrounding community and provides a unique waterfront entertainment zone for the retail and commercial | Read More

Abandoned Jakarta monorail to be revived

February 18, 2010,AEDT

The monorail project in Jakarta was abandoned by the developer in 2008 due to legal and financial difficulties, but now the Jakarta Post reports that the project is to be revived. The Jakarta Post article reports The project, along with a new mass rapid transit (MRT) system and the revitalization | Read More

Former Indonesian President hopes for better urban planning

October 14, 2009,AEDT

According to the Jakarta Post, the former president of Indonesia BJ Habibie came out yesterday suggesting that urban planning laws were not enough and that urban planning requires better implementation. The Jakarta Post reported that Habibie said “Don’t assume that having a legal system is enough. It’s not. The main | Read More