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The Space Pattern Of Chinese Temple Area In Semarang Chinatown, Indonesia

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AUTHOR(S)

Margareta Maria Sudarwani

 

KEYWORDS

Space Pattern; Chinese Temple Area; Semarang Chinatown

 

ABSTRACT

Chinese temple area as religious area of Chinese community has a special space pattern, special views and vista which is a vital part of the image of urban community. The aim of this research is to study the space pattern of Chinese Temple area in Semarang Chinatown, Central Java, Indonesia. The purpose of studying space pattern of Chinese temple area in Semarang Chinatown is to examine the link between economic and socioculture aspects of community, space pattern, and an impact on the existing regulation. This research used a rasionalistic approach by a qualitative paradigm in relation to the aim of the research above. This research used a rasionalistic approach by a qualitative paradigm, on which used framework of theory not to prove or compile hypothesis, but to analyse problems and see object in its context. This approach needs theoretical framework that based on the experts’ theories, to be constructed become grand concepts with holistic study (Muhajir, 1996). According to the result and the analysis, the writer found that both the character of physical aspect and non physical aspect of Chinese settlement forms and influense the space pattern of Chinese temple area in Semarang Chinatown. Basic of all the special pattern of Semarang Chinatown is the environment pattern especially the space pattern of Chinese temple area and their specific buildings as physical aspects, combine with the socioculture activity and the economic activity as non physical aspects. Yet the space pattern of Semarang Chinatown and their socioculture give Semarang sense of tradition, history and regional identification that remains resistance to the encroaching values of modern industrial society.

 

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