Aprillia Dewi Pramarti, Sri Yuliani, Kusumaningdyah Nurul Handayani


In 2015, South Jakarta region was the most active in supplying office. This Development is certainly an impact on the growing needs of residential apartments as a provision of housing solution in the downtown. Conditions of Jakarta city with traffic congestion and insufficient green open space as a place of social interaction is one of the high levels stress triggers of Jakarta residents. Therefore, the provision of housing needed an apartment that is able to address issues regarding the provision of green open space, social housing activities system and space requirements that can provide therapeutic effects on the occupants in it as an effort to reduce stress levels. The approach method used in addressing the problem is Biophilic Design, where a building is able to harmony the interests of a human with nature. Purposes of applying the Biophilic Design into an apartment building is to create a shelter that can deliver restorative spaces for human physical, sanify nervous system and improve the prosperousity. Application of Biophilic Design into buildings accomplished by implementing 8 of 14 patterns of Biophilic Design which have been under consideration ease of implementation and the effects on the psychological stimulated. The determined patterns then synthesized with architectural elements and applied in the form of the mass of the building, lighting systems, air system, use of materials and green open space provision system vertically.


Keywords: Apartment, Biophilic Design, Green Open Space

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