Local Wisdom

LOCAL WISDOM is a scientific journal in the field of Architecture and the City as a "bridge" between the disciplines of architecture and urban planning and design studies.This scientific journal focusing on research relating to the study of local wisdom. Local knowledge is a potential local characteristics based on local culture that has been a tradition in public life. A form of local wisdom studies varied widely, ranging from cultural value system, social system to the physical manifestation of culture in the form of local knowledge, local technologies, as well as the physical form of the built environment. Studies of local wisdom is an effort in order to realize the harmony of the city environment, and sustainable through the use and development of local knowledge, contextual and a participatory approach. The scope of the study will be published in an article relating to the study of architecture (space, shape and arrangement), a special area of study, and the study of urban planning and design. LOCAL WISDOM journal published by the Center for Local Wisdom Studies, Department of Architecture, Merdeka Malang University. Publishing periodically 2 (two) times a year.


Vol 6, No 1 (2016): The Local Culture Wisdom; Its Theory and Practices in Architecture and City Design

The Architecture and the city design are the optimization of the design criteria as a form of community culture. Community settlements and cities with local cultural characteristics have the potential characteristics of local knowledge for the realization of the city that is very unique and specific. The architectural character similarity of the city as illustrated by Eko Budihardjo (1992), should not ever going to happen if we are able to develop local wisdom in architecture and  city planning and design. The potential of Local Culture (values, norms, structures and social relations, as well as the form of the built environment) are very diverse constitute an important source of knowledge and must learn to get the criteria, and the design concept of Architecture and the City. The main issue in this journal seeks to bring together research resources as well as the review of the theory of local wisdom in the realm of theory and practical. Editors invite the authors who have the results of the research and review of the literature to utilize online publication in the Local Wisdom Scientific Online Journal.

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ISSN: 2086-3764
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