A study of cisadane riverside on riverbank development towards urban sustainability

Dian Apriliani, Ova Candra Dewi

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Rivers have immense benefits for the environment and community. They become one of the water resources for the community and an option for community recreation area. Rivers also provide habitat and balance the ecosystem for the environment. Currently, the community is neglecting many rivers in that their water becomes polluted and unusable. This is the reason behind the existence of riverbank development, including in Cisadane Riverside located in Tangerang, Indonesia. This study was carried out in Cisadane Riverside to observe and analyse the elements that constructed the riverbank as public facilities toward sustainable pillars: Environment, social and economy for urban sustainability. Observation and interview were conducted in six zones along the Cisadane Riverside. Regarding the riverbank development, it is important to pay attention to the environmental aspect to maintain the urban ecology while achieving the social and economic aspects. In conclusion, the riverbank development that considered the integrated environment, social and economic aspects would create the activity and interaction space for supporting both the urban sustainability particularly for the riverbank itself. The result of this study would be used as the reference for riverfront development towards urban sustainability in Indonesia.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012011
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 7 Feb 2020
Event3rd International Conference on Sustainability in Architectural Design and Urbanism, ICSADU 2019 - Surakarta, Indonesia
Duration: 29 Aug 201930 Aug 2019


  • ecology
  • public facilities
  • riverbank
  • urban sustainability


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