Change The Function Of Colonial Buildings For Independent Businesses In Semarang Old Town

Ardiyanto, Antonius and Susilo, Rudianto and Suroto, Valentinus and Prawoto, Hudi (2017) Change The Function Of Colonial Buildings For Independent Businesses In Semarang Old Town. International Journal of Scientific and Research. pp. 1-11. ISSN ISSN 2250-3153

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The Old Town of Semarang is a conservation area with many colonial buildings. In the 1920s, the old city became a center of trade, and to secure its citizens and territories, a fortress was built. This area has an area of approximately 31 hectares. Seen from the geographical condition, this area is separated from the surrounding area, so it is formed like the city itself, and earned the nickname "Little Netherland". Some of the buildings in the colonial period, have now turned function into business premises, such as restaurants, cafes, retail and galleries. The purpose of this study is to know how the modification of the colonial house, especially in the spatial dalamalamnya in maximizing space as a place of independent business. The research was conducted by descriptive method, with the sample taken by purposive. The result of the research shows the change of colonial building function for the independent business is realized in the change of the function of the building and the space into a place of business that is adjusted to the specificity of its business activity. In addition, the addition and alteration of building materials is used to emphasize the main functions of the business. While in general the main colonial building function plan tends not to change.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 700 Arts and Recreation > 720 Architecture
Divisions: Faculty of Architecture and Design > Department of Architecture
Depositing User: Mrs Christiana Sundari
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2019 03:44
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 03:44

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