Jakarta Waterscape: From Structuring Water to 21st Century Hybrid Nature?

Abstract This paper explores how changing conceptions of human-environment relationships have been materialized within Jakarta’s planning and development practices and how these practices have contributed in shaping today’s problematic waterscape. By refusing the… Continue reading

IN BETWEEN FORMALITY AND INFORMALITY

INTRODUCTION Jakarta’s ritual “to see and to be seen” nowadays is trapped in air-conditioned buildings called shopping malls. You will not only be offered what you need but also what they make you… Continue reading

Urban Metabolism: contesting ‘nature’ and ‘culture’

Kertas kerja ini bagian dari ‘A Methodological Reflection for Urban Wastewater Research’ yang saya presentasikan pada Juli 2010 di Finlandia, pada sebuah workshop mahasiswa doktoral yang diselenggarakan oleh Young AESOP. Untuk dokumen yang… Continue reading

Doreen Massey – kilasan bagian kedua ‘For Space’ [2005]

Bandung, 4 Agustus 2011 Silakan mem’benar’kan pemahaman saya yang mungkin salah. Banyak kutipan yang saya sertakan karena saya tidak akrab dengan instilah-istilah filsafat dalam Bahasa Indonesia. Ada saatnya nanti kertas kerja ini dituliskan… Continue reading

Nge-PAP Juli 2011 – Reka Batas Ruang

29 Juli 2011, pk. 16.00-21.00 WIB Tobucil, Jl. Aceh No. 56 Bandung 40113 Tel. & Fax. 62 22 4261548 Kolaborator: Prathiwi W. Putri dan Hafiz Amirrol REKA BATAS RUANG Apa itu ruang, atau ruang… Continue reading

MEMBACA VALDRADA

Prathiwi W. Putri 12 Juni 2010 Dua Valdrada, kota yang dibangun di tepi laut serta bayangannya di air. Calvino membicarakan kota di tepi danau. Tapi saya membayangkannya kota di tepi laut. Kota yang… Continue reading

CITIES AND EYES 1 – VALDRADA

Invisible Cities – Italo Calvino p. 53-4 New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1972 The ancients built Valdrada on the shores of a lake, with houses all verandas one above the other, and high streets… Continue reading

Di Belakang Stasiun Gambir

Jumat itu, sore hari. Selepas mengantar professor saya ke Bandara Soekarno Hatta  dengan mobil sewaan dari Bandung. Di tol Tg. Priok setelah segmen Kelapa Gading, macet. Ada yang mogok. Pak supir yang orang… Continue reading

It is a class struggle- We do not forget, May 1998 tragedy

This is just a small note to collect some memories, quickly written among my other tasks. Not sure if it is chronologically correct. —— It was a chaotic month. I remember, at the end, we… Continue reading

PUBLIC LECTURE ON SOCIAL INNOVATION

SPATIAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING AND SOCIAL INNOVATION Frank Moulaert Professor of Spatial Planning KU Leuven, Visiting Professor of Planning at Newcastle University Crisscrossing between social innovation initiatives and processes in a diversity of cities… Continue reading