Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Flooding Call for Conservationists

Also inĀ Tempo English February 4th, 2013. The flood in Jakarta on January 17, 2013 is a wake-up call. It has two new features: long inundation of the coastal Pluit and gushes that overwhelmed central Thamrin Avenue. The cause for both … Continue reading

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Tiga Saran untuk Menangani Permukiman di Ruang Publik

Ada dua fakta penting tentang permukiman kaum miskin kota di ruang publik. Pertama, mereka umumnya dekat dengan tempat/sumber pekerjaan. Ini sekedar ilustrasi: Di dua blok permukiman yang saya kunjungi Muara Baru di tepi Waduk Pluit, satu blok dihuni warga asal … Continue reading

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