Community Engangement and Children Spatial Needs in Rusun Kemayoran

Nevine Rafa Kusuma, Rossa Turpuk Gabe, Triatno Judo Harjoko

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Human life-cycle space includes the necessary space, especially for the playing age stage. Playing is necessary in terms of human development in this stage. This will enhance both physical and psychological development of a child. We may argue that the lack of this in human being dwells will make them deprive of both physical and psychological development. Children spatial needs such as a play space in multi-stories housing (rumah susun - Rusun) in many cases is usually neglected due to its limited space. In fact, playing is an essential aspect for children to develop their social competence and emotional maturity. Moreover, the cultural context in Kemayoran Multi-storey housing showed that parents’ supervision has influence on the chosen site. In this regard, suitable space for playing in the vicinity of their home is necessary. The objective of dwelling issue that raised by team of community engagement project of the department of architecture Universitas Indonesia is the possibility for children to have a decent and proper playing ground in their vicinity of the rusun. The site chosen for this project is Kemayoran multi-storeys housing (Rumah Susun Kemayoran). The program is focused on setting up an Educational Play Area or Ruang Bermain Edukatif (RBE). This program has been implemented with the involvement of local community. The project has succeeded to develop community participation for engaging and setting up an educational playing area immediate to their residence in rusun, in the ground floor area.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventThe 15th International Conference on Quality in Research (QiR 2017) - ID, Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 1 Jan 2018 → …


ConferenceThe 15th International Conference on Quality in Research (QiR 2017)
Period1/01/18 → …


  • Rusun or Multi-storey housing; children spatial needs; community engagement.


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