Gentrification and Adaptive Reuse: An Exploration of the Design Concept of Sustainable Urban Escape. Case Study: Pos Bloc and Pasar Baru Shopping Street, Jakarta


This research aimed to explore the concept of sustainable urban escape through the lens of gentrification as a tipping point for adaptive reuse. The chaotic backdrop of a fast-paced city addresses a research gap at the intersection of urban culture and interior architecture design. This study revealed how the historical narrative could serve as the foundation for a concept of sustainable urban escape —gentrification, as a subset of adaptive reuse by reclaiming the glory of the past.

Keywords: sustainable urban escape, adaptive reuse, gentrification

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