Green Open Space, Towards A Child-Friendly City (A Case Study in Lembah Gurame Park, Depok City, Jakarta Greater Area, Indonesia)

E. Yuniastuti, H. S. Hasibuan

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Abstract

Green Open Space (GOS) is essential to provide a critical ecosystem service that reduces the social stress levels of a community living in densely-populated urban areas. Children, as part of an urban community, are often most affected by the lack of green space. Government seeks to fulfill these rights through its Child-Friendly City (CFC) program. This study aimed to analyze whether the existing GOS had meet the criteria of child-friendly GOS. This research was conducted in Lembah Gurame Park, as one of the urban GOS in Depok City as a part of Jakarta Greater Area. This study employed spatial analysis using GIS and conducted interviews to the visitors to find out the needs of the children on GOS. This study observed the design and management of the Lembah Gurame Park in accordance to the principal of Child-Friendly GOS including landscape, facility and utility, park furniture, flora and fauna, as well as human activities in the Lembah Gurame Park. This study found that the design and management of the GOS is below the optimum for child-friendly GOS. Many facilities and utilities are dangerous for children and very limited activities can be involved by children.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012016
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Volume328
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Oct 2019
Event4th International Conference in Planning in the 2019 Era of Uncertainty, ICPEU 2019 - Malang City, Indonesia
Duration: 12 Mar 201913 Mar 2019

Keywords

  • Child-Friendly Cities
  • Green Open Space
  • Lembah Gurame Park

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