The Profile of Jalan Pandanaran Texture in Semarang

Edy Darmawan, Agung Dwiyanto, Adhisti Samsinar Enis


The corridor of Jalan Pandanaran is known as the culinary gift center of Semarang City and has specific characters as a mixed area.Within this area there are activities related to both goods and service trading activities, offices, and activities related to the people dwelling there. However, its development is not supported with the availability of good urban facilities. The change in land function, insuitable spatial use, and the overwhelming development of stores, offices and other buildings without considering the need of parking area have contributed to the traffic congestion at Jalan Pandanaran. The Jalan Pandanaran Corridoractually has potencies that can be utilized to improve the image of Semarang City with its unique features. This corridor can function as a connector between two areas in the city having different function namely Simpang Lima and Tugu Muda. Based on this problem, the purpose of this research is to describe the profile of Jalan Pandanaran by examining its characteristics using physical condition analysis and non-physiscal condition analysis; and the method conducted in this research is qualitative desecriptive in which the data were collected from field observation, interviews, and studying documents.



Profile, Texture, Pandanaran Street, Semarang City

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