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Postmodernism and Jakarta's urban structures

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Contributor, Jakarta | Mon, September 8 2008 | 10:56 am
Postmodernism and Jakarta's urban structures

PREMIUM Jakarta is a sprawling metropolis of extremes. Its dwellers live in high-rise postmodern buildings reminiscent of sophisticated apartment buildings in New York City and slums that line the city's underbelly. On the weekends, children from wealthier families spend their time in air-conditioned malls like Senayan City, Pacific Place and Plaza Indonesia while street urchins roam the busy an...