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Changing slums into multistory kampung

  • Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, November 3 2012 | 09:13 am
Changing slums into multistory kampung

PREMIUM (Sanggar Ciliwung Merdeka)Improving the lives of those who live in Jakarta’s slums is a top priority for the new administration, which is considering building multi-story developments called kampung susun, or elevated villages.

However, changing urban development patterns that have persisted for decades cannot be done quickly, especially if it involves changing a popular and long-standing...