Johannes Parlindungan is a PhD Candidate in the School of Design in architecture and urban design. His background is in Bachelor of Architecture (Brawijaya University, Indonesia) and Master of Urban Planning (Brawijaya University, Indonesia).
Urban design, Cultural heritage studies, Urbanism
Cultural meaning of urban form. In his PhD project, he is trying to explore how the cultural heritage meaning in Indonesia historic city is evolving in consideration of ideological shifts and change in material culture. This research aims to understand the relationship between the transformation in urban form and cultural meaning; how the current development process influences material culture and perceived meaning in Indonesian historic cities.