Interiority in Sade Village Indigenous Corridor

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Issue Vol. 6 No. 1 (2023)
Published Jan 30, 2023
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Submitted : Sep 30, 2022 | Accepted : Jan 20, 2023

Astrid Kusumowidagdo Melania Rahadiyanti Tri Noviyanto Puji Utomo


This study aims to find and define interiority as an initiative to preserve culture and traditions in Sade Village, Lombok Island, a tourist area in Indonesia. This study adopted qualitative research with the case study method, recording several data sources through field observation, literature studies, archives, and in-depth interviews with community leaders. This study identifies the typology of areas that create psychological, form-based, atmospheric, and programmatic interiority (Teston, 2020) in various configurations. This study found the types of interiorities in Sade Village that contribute to the corridor’s uniqueness, visitors’ feeling of insideness, and the area’s maintenance. Five categories of interiority, namely psychological, form-based, atmospheric, programmatic, and narrative interiority were found in the corridor of Sade Village. The finding on narrative interiority refers to the philosophy of social life of the local community, producing interiority by the meaningful ancient tradition and local beliefs. This study would contribute to increasing awareness of the inherent cultural values of Sade Village to strengthen the image of the area and its tourism potential.

Keywords: indigenous village, corridor interiority, atmosphere, tourism site, commercial display, narrative interiority

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Kusumowidagdo, A., Rahadiyanti, M., & Utomo, T. N. P. (2023). Interiority in Sade Village Indigenous Corridor. Interiority, 6(1), 63–90.
Author Biographies

Astrid Kusumowidagdo, Universitas Ciputra, Indonesia

Astrid Kusumowidagdo is an associate professor in the Architecture Program, Interior Architecture Stream of Universitas Ciputra, Surabaya. The research focus is in the field of commercial space design and behaviour, entrepreneurship, lifestyle, and creative industry. She is a member of Ikatan Peneliti lingkungan Binaan Indonesia (IPLBI); Indonesian Interior Designer Association and International Association People-Environment Studies (IAPS).

Melania Rahadiyanti, Universitas Ciputra, Indonesia

Melania Rahadiyanti is an assistant professor in the Architecture Program of Universitas Ciputra, Surabaya. She has interest in building and environmental performance analysis, sustainable architecture, and universal design. At the moment, she works as a lecturer and actively involved in the East Java Chapter of HDII (Indonesian Society of Interior Designer), Ikatan Peneliti Lingkungan Binaan Indonesia (IPLBI), and International Association People-Environment Studies (IAPS).

Tri Noviyanto Puji Utomo, Universitas Ciputra, Indonesia

Tri Noviyanto Puji Utomo is an assistant professor in the Architecture Program of Universitas Ciputra, Surabaya, teaching interior product design. Apart from being a lecturer and practitioner, he is also actively involved as a chairman of HDMI (Indonesian Furniture Designers Association) Surabaya-East Java and as a member of the East Java Chapter of HDII (Indonesian Society of Interior Designer). His research interest is on furniture design products related to sustainable development issues, especially product upcycling.


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