Location: Jakarta, Indonesia (South-East Asia) Architect: KIP Technical Unit / Darrundono Client: Jakarta Municipal Governement / H. Ali Sadikin (Former Governor) Completed: 1969 Site size: 72'000'000 m²
This government-assisted, self-help community planning programme provides three levels of infrastructure: paved access roads, bridges and footpaths; water supply, sanitation and drainage canals; schools and health clinics. These improvements are threaded along existing rights-of-way, with little disturbance to the existing housing. Although the programme does not offer direct housing assistance, the improved access, flood control and increased economic activity within the kampungs has stimulated home improvement.
Aerial view, the Kampung Improvement Programme has created healthier urban environments by providing municipal services