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THE ROLE OF URBAN PARKS IN

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
ELIANA

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OUTLINE
Background
Research Problem and Past researches
Research Objectives & Theoretical
Framework
Scope of Research
References

BACKGROUND
Sustainable Ecological
(Political, Economy, Social)
Sustainable Big Scale Green Space (Forest)
not small Scale Green Open Space such as Urban Park which
environmentally have less impact.
Urban Park Importance? (There been research in Developed Countries)
Psychological/ Transquility
How about its role in Developing Countries with different culture,
awareness and level of education?
It is strongly believed that developing more sustainable cities is not just about
improving the abiotic and biotic aspects of urban life, it is also about the social
aspects of city life, that isamong othersabout peoples satisfaction, experiences
and perceptions of the quality of their everyday environments (Beer, 1994).

RESEARCH PROBLEM
& PAST RESEARCH
Why do people visit urban parks in developing countries?
Which benefits do they get from visiting them? And, do
these benefits really affect their quality of life, well-being
and contribute to the sustainable urban life?

Past Research
- Environmental Aspect/ Ecological Function of Urban Park
- The role of urban park socially and psichologically in developed countries
- Valuation of Urban Park (Economic aspect) in Developed and Developing
Country
- Design of the urban park as public space
- The management challenges in Developing Country

THEORITICAL FRAMEWORK

RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
Determine the role of urban parks in developing
countries :
Examine the motive of the visitor of the park and their
activities.
Indentify which needs that the visitor trying to fullfill and how
important the needs for human well-being.
Visitor preferences on facilities of urban parks visited and
satisfaction of urban parks availability in the city.
Roles of the urban parks in developing country as reference for
future development.

SCOPE OF RESEARCH
The research will take
place in Bandung city
where
numbers
of
tematic
parks
have
been built. Focus urban
parks will be as follows:
1. Jomblo Park
2. Anak Tongkeng Park
3. Film Park
4. Kandaga Puspa Park
5. Vanda Park
6. Fitness Park
7. Foto Park
8. Musik Park
9. Pet Park
10.Balai Kota Park
11.Superhero Park
12.Gesit Park

REFERENCES
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The-Public-Value-of-Urban-Parks.pdf. 2016. Accessed April 18.
http://www.wallacefoundation.org/knowledge-center/urban-parks/Documents/The-Public-Value-ofUrban-Parks.pdf.
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