The Post-Crisis Indonesian Tin Town: With Reference to Mentok - Bangka

By Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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The 1985 Big Tin Crash had badly affected most of tin producing countries. This paper investigate the recovery of urban life of Indonesian tin town in Mentok.

Keywords: History and Identity, Built-environment’s Sustainability, Urbanism, Social and Cultural Deterioration, Regionalism and Multiculturalism

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.85-106. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 2.224MB).

Dr Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan

Kurniawan graduated from the Bartlett University College London (UCL) where he took Ph.D in Architecture program. His research topic is about architecture and urbanism of Indonesian tin mining, especially during colonial and postcolonial times. The paper, he submits here is part of his research related on the possible future of Bangka island. Besides this such research, he also had carried out other research related to Indonesian traditional architecture, and attended seminars and workshop national and international on such topics. He also had been educated in architectural history at the same university (UCL), where he took part in the Master taught programme. In University of Indonesia, he teaches architectural design and architectural history courses. His academic experiences were also combined with professional practices in several architectural bureaus in Jakarta.


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