Ofita Purwani

Ofita Purwani
Universitas Sebelas Maret | UNS · arsitektur

PhD

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Introduction
Ofita Purwani currently works at the Department of Architecture, Universitas Sebelas Maret. Ofita does research in Architecture, Spatial Politics, Information Technology and Politics and Urban/Rural Sociology.
Additional affiliations
January 2020 - July 2020
National University of Singapore
Position
  • Fellow
February 2015 - present
Universitas Sebelas Maret
Position
  • Lecturer
August 2009 - November 2014
The University of Edinburgh
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
August 2009 - November 2014
The University of Edinburgh
Field of study
  • Architecture
August 1998 - August 2001
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
Field of study
  • Architecture
August 1992 - February 1998
Universitas Gadjah Mada
Field of study
  • Architectural Engineering

Publications

Publications (20)
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This paper focuses on the blooming of invented traditions in the city of Surakarta, Indonesia after decentralisation. Decentralisation has brought a daunting task to the local level of government in that municipal governments are now obliged to try to boost their financial capacity. One such popular enterprise to meet this need is boosting the tour...
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p class="Abstract"> This paper focuses on identifying tourism potentials of kecamatan Pracimantoro, Wonogiri. This area has not been recognized as tourist destination despite the fact that some part of the area has been acknowledged as UNESCO’s Geopark. While UNESCO encourages the geopark to contribute to the economy of local people, this opportuni...
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Cultural heritage cannot be separated from the traditions and identity of a society. However, heritage and tradition have become commodities for tourist consumption. They become interesting for tourists who look for ‘authentic’ experiences. Some of the so-called traditions commodified for tourism are intentionally made for a specific purpose. In th...
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This paper focuses on the issues of territoriality in densely populated settlements in the Semanggi embankment area. Semanggi is one of the slums in Surakarta which has territoriality issues caused by uneven spatial growth. This location has a high population density, yet it also attempts to accommodate the growth of people"s activities. This issue...
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Social interactions happen anytime and anywhere, started with human actions and/or movements. These movements lead to a meeting between people indicating opportunities to know and to admit the existence of each other and discover each other’s nature through observations and conversations. This is called `passive contact`. This research is conducted...
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p> The workshop center and the evocative park is training, developing, and marketing space for the regional economic industry’s product innovation to raise the level of regional economy. Wonosobo is a region in Indonesia with low economic level and high poverty rates. Even though Wonosobo has a lot of potential regional economic industries but loca...
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p class="AbstractTitle"> Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) is a type of tourism in large groups, planned well in advance, and brought together for a particular purpose. Surakarta as one of MICE destinations in Indonesia has hosted many national and international MICE events. The tourists who do MICE activity in Surakarta are...
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p> This paper focuses on the redesign of Jebres Market, Surakarta. The market is redesigned to meet the national standard and to fit the condition in which the nearby Solo Jebres Station Area is changed into heritage tourism area by municipal government. In this case, the market is changed into Tourism Market due to the municipal plan to turn the n...
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p class="Abstract"> This paper concerns about Designing Community Centre in Purwokerto as Creative-Collaborative space by using co-working space. Co-working space is one way to induce creative ideas, because it makes it possible for people to share and learn together with other people from different background. This space also anables people to con...
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p class="Abstract"> Boyolali is one city in Indonesia with a massive growth in infrastucture development, espe c ially in terms of public and communities space development that became urban planning goals of Boyolali city in the last five years. There are many development programs that have been planned by the goverment, one of them is the plan for...
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p> Abstract Slamet Riyadi street is one of Surakarta main roads which has a role as network connectivity within adjacent district. Slamet Riyadi street whose existence line up with the history of Surakarta, houses several historical building heritage along its road. The structures alongside Slamet Riyadi street have many different functions...
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p> T raditional industries can be utilized for cultural and economic preservation. One of them is ethnic fashion which is currently in favor of the fashion designers in Indonesia. Sukoharjo regency is one of the areas in Central Java that has the potential of ethnic fashion which can be the number of craftsmen as well as the number of fabric motifs...
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p> The potential of Indonesian culinary field is increasing every year, indicated by inflation in the business sector and culinary tourism. This suggests a potential in the culinary field to be developed. The strategy to support the national culinary development program includes improving the quality of education in the culinary field. Therefore it...
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p> Designing International Hotel & Spa in Bali is motivated by the growing number of domestic and foreign tourists visit in the field of tourism and business, the increasing number of distribution of tourist attraction in Bali, and the efforts to preserve Balinese spa as the cultural activity. There are modern and traditional elements of human need...
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Javanese cities, just like other Southeast Asian cities, are believed to be based on a cosmological layout. The basic of this layout is that there is a centre with the highest hierarchy, surrounded by circles with lower hierarchies, and axes. This layout can be seen as a practice of power in which it serves as a silent ideology (Bourdieu, 1977) tha...
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This paper focuses on the Garebeg, a Javanese ritual organized by the Javanese royal courts of Yogyakarta and Surakarta. Both cities are considered as cradles of Javanese culture. Both have similarities from history as to the layout of their palaces. Despite their similarities, the two royal courts have different power levels in that the court of Y...
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Yogyakarta is a city in the island of Java, an island with 44 volcanoes. It was built on 1756 and located right to the south of Merapi volcano, the most active volcano in the island. This volcano is very important to the life of the people around it particularly because of its volcanic material which is of the finest quality therefore supports rice...
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This paper deals with how power relations of the stakeholders of a city can influence urban morphology. I compare the Javanese cities,Yogyakarta and Surakarta which are considered as the locus of Javanese culture. They share similar history, which dates back to the 18th century Mataram kingdom and there remain two monarchs in each city despite the...
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This paper deals with how traditions are being redefined and activated for tourism in contemporary cities. I will compare two case studies, Yogyakarta and Surakarta, both of which are popularly referred to as the centres of Javanese culture but suffered different fates after the Indonesian independence. The result shows that politics are important...
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The practice of colonialism in Indonesia brought in a cultural encounter that affected the vernacular architecture. This can be seen obviously in the case of Javanese palaces. Claiming as the main sources of Javanese culture, they adapt the European style into their palaces rather than strictly hold on to the 'traditional' Javanese house-from which...

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