UNISA Yogyakarta Held International Workshop To Prepare Landscape Transformation

Universitas ‘Aisyiyah Yogyakarta (UNISA Yogyakarta) collaborated with Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS) to conduct an international workshop from Monday (13/06) to Tuesday (14/06). The workshop also cooperated with Malaysia higher education institutions that highlighted ‘collaboration on a child-friendly environment’. The workshop raised the theme “Design and Planning of Playscape and Ecological Literacy Milieu in an Urban Neighborhood for Young Children”. UNISA Yogyakarta held the workshop through the Architecture department, Science and Technology Faculty, UNISA Yogyakarta.

Aprodita Emma Yetti ST MSc, the Chairwoman of the Architecture department, UNISA Yogyakarta delivered her remarks by mentioning the aim of the international program was for students and lecturers’ learning process. She also appreciated the in-person workshop as a collaborative program. “The workshop was a synergy and continuity of collaboration from varied parties,” he said. Various parties that were involved in the collaboration were the Architecture study program, UNISA; Greennovation Group, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM); Department of Architecture and Environmental Design, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM); Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia; and Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta (UMS).

The workshop became a series of various activities, including collaborative research, community service, a collaborative expo, and an MoU agreement between Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and UNISA Yogyakarta.

Afterward, Prof. Dr. Ismail Said from the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) delivered his remarks by highlighting the child-friendly environment concept as an initiative agenda between WHO, UNICEF, and UNCR.

“The concept becomes an assurance for the rights of children for their survival, growth, and well-being in the young life,” he said. In addition, the workshop was continued by dividing 101 participants into several groups. The groups also received assignments to find the values of particular topics that would be a design project.

UNISA Yogyakarta Held Workshop To Design Landscape Transformation

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