Conservation of Semarang chinatown traditional settlement as physical characteristics of chinatown district

PRABOWO, BINTANG NOOR (2018) Conservation of Semarang chinatown traditional settlement as physical characteristics of chinatown district. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, 99 . ISSN 1755-1315

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Abstract

Historical environment must be conserved due to their contribution toward cultural, social, economic and aesthetic values. They transfer the emotion, thought and backgrounds of social live to modern societies. As one of oldest settlements, Semarang Chinatown gives great influence toward Semarang City and has endless historical values. Old Chinese settlement is very thick with Chinese culture. It becomes the primary source of physical characteristics in this historical environment. However, physical and visual problems come along with the rapid economic growth in Semarang Chinatown. The old buildings that still remains in Semarang Chinatown are in deficient condition and losing their shapes. Moreover, modernization and economic growth influence the change building facade. Several old buildings were replaced with new buildings that tend not to adopt Chinese Architecture style. Consequently, it changes the value of the buildings and the value of the historical environment. Keywords: Old Chinese settlement, Historical environment conservation, Physical characteristics, Semarang Chinatown.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering > Diploma in Architecture
Faculty of Engineering > Diploma in Architecture
ID Code:72745
Deposited By:D3 Arsitek
Deposited On:20 May 2019 11:12
Last Modified:20 May 2019 11:12

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