E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Environmental Policy, Planning and Education|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
Environmental Consideration For Physical Housing Improvement In Bukit Kencana Jaya Semarang
1 Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Engineering, Diponegoro University, Semarang, Indonesia
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So far, economic factors dominate the reasons for doing physical renovation activities of the houses. This means that the more stable the condition of the household economy, the physical improvement activities will be more likely to be conducted. This study investigates how the physical changes of the house are carried out at each stage of the family life cycle in Bukit Kencana Jaya Semarang. The four stages in family life cycle are single families, families without children, families with children and elderly families. Furthermore, this study also analyse what are the environmental considerations that influence the physical changes made. The method used is survey research, with the distribution of questionnaires to 60 respondents in 5 different types of houses. This research confirms that house physical change activities are household sustainability strategies to improve quality of life and achieve well-being. Proximity to environment facilities and location attachment to neighbourhood became the main environmental considerations findings. This research output supports the objective of Sustainable Development Goals number 3 about health and well- being, and Sustainable Development Goals number 11 on sustainable communities.
Key words: housing physical improvement / family life cycle / environment sustainability
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