Article: The Arrangement of Kapasan Commercial Corridor, Surabaya, Indonesia
Article Category: Architectural engineering
Author: Amirah Dzatul Himmah,Murni Rachmawati,Endang Titi Sunarti
Abstract: The trade sectors provide the biggest contribution to the establishment of the economy and the growth of Surabaya City. It makes Surabaya became the second-oldest trading cities in Indonesia. Kapasan commercial corridor known as the potential traditional trading area in Surabaya that can attract a lot of the interest among consumers around of Surabaya City. However, this trading area has begun to undergo a decline in quality both physically and visually. Thereby, this research aims to arrange physical comprehensively to improve physical and visual quality overall. This research uses walkability analysis techniques in order to identify and assess local characteristics. The results of this study indicated that Kapasan commercial corridor are improved by decrease uncontrolled activities at the roadway and sidewalk. Additionally, the arrangement is enhanced by completing the availability of facilities and infrastructure. In consequence, it can be forming the visual such an attractive trading area.
Keyword: Urban Design, Walkable Street, Surabaya.