The Meaning of Secure: A Case Study of Wonokromo Kampung, Surabaya
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences
Volume 3, Issue 6-1, December 2014, Pages: 24-28
Received: Jun. 9, 2014; Accepted: Jul. 28, 2014; Published: Jan. 7, 2015
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Tri Dani Widyastuti, Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya
Happy Ratna Santosa, Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya
Ispurwono Soemarno, Department of Architecture, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Surabaya
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Abstract
Urban kampung is a product of an uncontrolled development of the city. Along with all the issues contained there in, ho-metown has become its own unique phenomena that characterize the cities in Indonesia. One of the main criteria the needs of the kampungs and settlements housing facilities such as adequate facilities and infrastructure illegally occupy land. This research highlights the defensible space in formal housing in relation to the security aspects. And what about the residential areas built by the people who live in marginal kampung with all its limitations? From these conditions, the need for a study of how people's perception about the meaning of secure in their environment and how they develop defense strategies (defensible space) to meet the security needs of home and environment. The study used the descriptive method of data analysis using both primary and secondary. By taking the marginal kampung location in Wonokromo in Surabaya as a sample, this study tries to reveal how people interpret the marginal kampung security and defense in developing a variety of home and environment. The results of the study revealed that the meaning of safety for people in the riverside village of Surabaya is if they avoid eviction. Certainty is a priority for the people residing along the river Mas / Surabaya than the fear of crime.The results of this study shows a different perspective about the meaning of security in communities of marginal kampung. and survival strategies are developed. Results are expected to enrich the theory of defensible space as well as capable of being a good academic discourse for scholars and policy makers spatial and regional planning.
Keywords
Kampung, Perception, defensible space
To cite this article
Tri Dani Widyastuti, Happy Ratna Santosa, Ispurwono Soemarno, The Meaning of Secure: A Case Study of Wonokromo Kampung, Surabaya, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Special Issue:Behavioral Neuroscience. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, 2014, pp. 24-28. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.s.2014030601.14
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