A contextual theory and application of eco-interior in Indonesia

Yusita Kusumarini*, Sri Nastiti Nugrahani Ekasiwi, Muhammad Faqih

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The design with environmental friendly approach or ecological approach regarded as one of methods in design area to respond the environmental degradation issue. Interior design with ecological approach called as eco-interior. How is the eco-interior approach understood as conceptual theory and applied practically on the concrete object of building space became problem in this research. The study of contextual eco-interior theory and application in Indonesia was conducted to obtain the concrete representation regarding the understanding of eco-interior theory and application has been conducted contextually in Indonesia. The qualitative method in this research was conducted by phases of: theoretical problem, idea diagnosis and argumentation, practical views exploration, objects exploration and evaluation, and conclusion. The design objects that were designed with the environmental insight orientation were represented as model. The research results were in the form of the classification and comparison of eco-interior application on each of study objects. The classification indicated the applied aspect have been sought maximally (as the design focus) and have not been applied maximally (the traces of architectural design).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-388
Number of pages6
JournalAustralian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011


  • Eco-interior
  • Emission
  • Lighting
  • Material
  • Pollution
  • Sanitation
  • Space organization
  • Ventilation
  • Waste management


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