Surabaya is the second biggest metropolitan of Indonesia. Its rapid development has established from the northern part to the south. The city has transformed from an emerging industrial city into business and trading city. However, the city is also facing escalating risks and challenges. Therefore, a pressure of development becomes intense which requiring a more careful approach to achieve a desired future sustainable Surabaya. In responding to that, special concerns about making Surabaya more resilience especially to disasters, creating an effective waterfront development management for the city and designing Surabaya as a compact city are keys to a better Surabaya in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012002
JournalIOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2019
Event2018 CITIES International Conference: Spatial Economic Transport Interaction for Sustainable Development - Surabaya, Indonesia
Duration: 24 Oct 201825 Oct 2018


  • Surabaya
  • urban development
  • urban history
  • urban sustainability


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