Citizen's sense of place of Menteng subdistrict

D. R. Darmawati, W. Sumadio

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Menteng Subdistrict is one of the administrative areas located in the Central Jakarta City, DKI Jakarta Province. Formerly Menteng subdistrict was one of the places in Indonesia that has been developed and has a landscape characterized as a 'garden city'. Along with the times of development, Menteng subdistrict has experienced changes in environmental characteristics particularly associated with the concept of garden city. The changes of environmental characteristics that experienced by Menteng subdistrict could further affect to the citizen's sense of place. This research conducted to analyze the environmental characteristics pattern of Menteng subdistrict based on the citizen's sense of place along with the environmental characteristic changes as garden city. Data collection was conducted through in-depth interviews with key informants and distribute questionnaires. All of collected data was categorized into several themes. Analysis process was done with discover keywords and themes from interview result, map interpretation, and also historical literature of Menteng subdistrict. Results of the analysis shows that based on the citizen's sense of place, the whole area of Menteng Subdistrict now is no longer has an environmental characteristic as a garden city. Part of Menteng Subdistrict which still has remnants of environmental characteristics as garden city is at the southern region of that subdistrict. In conclusion, it is found that physically Menteng subdistrict has been changed much, except the southern region. Socially, the character of Menteng subdistrict has been changed.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012075
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2020
EventLife and Environmental Sciences Academics Forum 2018, LEAF 2018 - Depok, West Java, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Nov 2018 → …


  • environmental characteristics
  • garden city
  • Menteng subdistrict
  • Sense of place


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