Community-responsive Design Guidelines for Urban Street Corridor in Medan, Indonesia: Some Preliminary Ideas

Achmad Delianur Nasution, Wahyuni Zahrah


The objective of the paper is to formulate the corridors design guidelines that focus on the local community’s needs. The exploration of the ideas is based on our street-corridors studies in 2016-2018 in Medan, Indonesia. The article consists of four sections. The first, the description of the existing condition, its issues and problems. The second, the literature review of some successful cases of street-corridors design guidelines in several cities to get lessons how a design respond to the community’s requirements. The third, the analysis of community necessities. The end section articulates the preliminary ideas and implementation strategy.

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bsby e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license ( Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, UniversitiTeknologi MARA, Malaysia.


design guideline; urban street corridor; public space; community-responsive design

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