When visiting the Kampung we realized the importance of the street life for the people. The problem is that when the flooding comes, the people are disconnected from roadsystem and infrastructure – the river eats up the streets. Our vision ist to maintain streetlife, infrastructure and connectivity during flooding. We introduce a new typologie of concentrated infrastructural hubs. They are interconected by suspension bridges and are able to provide the qualities and functionality oft he dry season street.
Through a shortcut in the course of the Ciliwung River, the yearly flooded area in the middle of the Kampung becomes a detention basin. A network of paths makes sure that the area can be used as a recreation zone. After the restoration of the ground, the area serves for agricultural purposes and fishing (Wadocks). In consideration of the existing streets a new subblock system is introduced. Each subblock solves its rainwater collection autonomously in its semi-private courtyard. The sewage and garbage collection takes place in a building, which is close to the main streets. The process leads to a dense residential area that offers a high quality of common space and has a positive impact on the development of the whole Kampung.
Central-Park _Through a shortcut in the course of the Ciliwung River, the yearly flooded area in the middle of the Kampung becomes a detention basin. The former inha- bitants of the generated island find a new home on the other side of the river. A gradual process of recultivation on the island can take place. A network of paths makes sure that the area can be used as a recreation zone – already at an early stage. After the restoration of the ground, the area serves for agricultural purposes and offers opportunities for fishing and recreation. The buildings form a clear facade to the park island. Through the decline of the building height and a network of overlapping roofs the rain water can be collected and will be stored on the highest point of the terrain.
Type 1:In Case of flooding, the workspace will be moved to the first floor. The violent flooding has taken apart the temporary constructions on the ground Floor. The units closest to the water come with deep point foundations, analog to constructions in the Netherlands. In a worst case scenario, at least the steel skelleton should survive the flooding.Type 2:To enable natural cross ventilation, the apartments reach from one facade to the other.. A reduced building structure meets the basic needs of the residents and can be extended horizontally and vertically. The compartmentation of rooms and the arrangement of the facade is left to the owner of the apartment. The participation of the residents leads to an identifying process.