Social impacts of place-making in urban informal settlements: A case study of Indonesian kampungs

Poeti Nazura Gulfira Akbar, Jurian Edelenbos

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Abstract

This study aims to assess the social outcome of place-making in urban informal settlements. This research is guided by the following research question: What are the relationships between regular and temporal place-making towards local capacity, social connection, local identity, and quality of life? Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire in two informal settlements in Indonesia. Several indicators were combined from existing literature in order to assess the influence of the place-making on the residents' perceptions of the four social outcomes. The results of the multiple linear regression analysis were presented while increasing our comprehension of how specific dimensions of place-making, such as nature of activities and their frequency, affect social aspects of the community where the practice took place. The originality of this paper lies in the context of the research and the methodology where it fills the existing gaps in both areas.

Original languageEnglish
Article number104
JournalSocial Sciences
Volume9
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020

Keywords

  • Informal settlements
  • Place-making
  • Resident perception
  • Social impacts

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