Article: Rearrangement Public Corridor within Green Concept and Sustainability Case Study of Mayjen Yono Suwoyo Street, Surabaya, Indonesia
Article Category: Architectural engineering
Author: Sotya Pawestri,Bambang Soemardiono,Ima Defiana
Abstract: Public green open space is a critical component that affects the quality of human life, both ecologically and socially-psychologically. Surabaya, a metropolitan city in Indonesia, is currently trying to meet the needs of public green open spaces. In the commercial area, the social needs of the Surabaya community towards their environment prove that commercial corridors require sustainable green open space arrangement, where socially sustainable can overcome the saturation in economic activities and also can improve environmental conditions. The method in this study uses case study research methods, synopsis, and incremental design methods. The method requires a systematic approach to the existing conditions of the corridor from the existing cases- preparation of criteria and the concept of sustainable public green open space complement the method. The results of the study are structuring urban space in social activities to reduce the saturation of commercial actors, such as by adding a seating area for relaxation for the community, a play area for recreation and an education area in the area around the pond. This result is following the representation of the criteria and concepts of research and structuring of public green open space, which proves that emphasizing social activities can apply sustainability to the study area. The arrangement is carried out in the median, road roundabout and other elements in the commercial corridor of Mayjen Yono Suwoyo according to several factors and structuring criteria.
Keyword: Public Space, Green Area, Sustainable, Urban Landscape