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Megacity Skeleton

Stakeholder participation for urban up-grading

This 2-step micro intervention upgrades informal settlements in megacities and avoids slum-clearance by authorities. Planned first as a participatory initiative – not top-down – narrow spatial “voids” are introduced within high-density residential areas to bring air and light into the neighbourhood’s building fabric.

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Adapting the formalized Corbusian structure to the needs of informal communities
“Sustainability? Going for eternity and continuity” – Tomohiko Amemiya
Acknowledgement prize for urban intervention project in Jakarta
“A dual approach to upgrading informal settlements” – Holcim Awards Jury
Ringkasan dan penilaian proyek
Project Entry 2014 for Asia Pacific
Project Details
Jakarta, Indonesia
Tomohiko Amemiya
Main Author
Tomohiko Amemiya
Akiko Okabe
Further Author
Akiko Okabe
Chiba University , Japan
Client: Research Institute of Humanity and Nature and Rukun Tetangga 007
Megacities and the Global Environment, Research Institute of Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan
Acknowledgement prize 2014
Asia Pacific
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Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Asia Pacific
Holcim Awards Acknowledgement prizes 2014 for Asia Pacific

Five equally-ranked Acknowledgement prizes were presented for the region Asia Pacific. The prizes winners: Madhusudhan …

“Sustainability? Going for eternity and continuity” – Tomohiko Amemiya
“Sustainability? Going for eternity and continuity” – Tomohiko Amemiya

Blending “eternity” (unchanging) and “continuity” (changing) elements provide this Acknowledgement project with its main …

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