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Formal-Informal DNA

Urban network upgrading

The quasi-voluntary relocation of informal dwellers in large-scale urban development projects typically results in the dissolution of communities, long commutes to distant workplaces, cultural disorientation of individuals and families, and further adverse effects.

Countering standard eviction practices, the submitted proposal for a marginalized settlement in Tangerang, Banten identifies strategies for a gradual upgrading of physical and social space. 

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Understanding the “DNA” of the existing urban fabric
“Sustainability? Turning economic and ecological responses into a social solution” – Eugene Tan
“Next Generation” prize for urban network upgrading project in Indonesia
“An armature of drawings establish a range of architectural interventions that follow and expand upon the genetic code of the settlement” – Holcim Awards Jury
Ringkasan dan penilaian proyek
Project Entry 2014 for Asia Pacific
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Tangerang, Indonesia
Eugene Tan
Main Author
Eugene Tan
National University of Singapore, Singapore
"Next Generation" 4th prize 2014
Asia Pacific
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“Sustainability? Turning economic and ecological responses into a social solution” – Eugene Tan
“Sustainability? Turning economic and ecological responses into a social solution” – Eugene Tan

Eugene Tan from the National University of Singapore won the “Next Generation” 4th prize for his “Formal-Informal DNA: …

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