Danau Perintis (Retention Basin in Bone Bolango) has big potential with its amazing view, water coverage, and decent nature. Nevertheless, it has some problems to tackle such as inconvenient thermal conditions because of tropical climate, threatened green area because of urbanization, and desolate tourism destinations. Perintis Lake often acts as a temporary destination for certain events that are held by the government. However, it doesn’t act as a permanent tourism destination that will be constantly crowded by visitors/tourists. Local people activity only limited to enjoy view by using gazebo as is. No one want to stay in Danau Perintis for a long period of time, especially in the afternoon because the unreachable thermal comfort. Environmental approach in wellness tourism is the most relevant to be used. In order to attract people and visitor in Danau Perintis to walking, bicycling, and jogging is the main attraction in Danau Perintis. There are also other facilities for camping, kayaking, playground, meditation, and street vendor to increase economic activity on the Danau Perintis. A simple, and cheap touch and intervention nearby Danau Perintis can be an effective solution for solution for government and local people. The water of the retention basin is frequently use in rice field irrigation. So, the water conservation must also be implied in the design and the response of it is by using reparian buffer system and rain garden. The parking shading also be a main concern in the design, so we use large crown tree with high height.


Site Context: 0.5489675827859086, 123.14367459281982, G4WV HV4, Huluduotamo, Suwawa, Bone Bolango Regency, Gorontalo 96121
Site Size: 10 Hectar

David Chow, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Architecture Student
Audrey Maura, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Architecture Student
Salsabilah Hamidah Putri Wicaksono, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Architecture Student
Meliana Putri Suman, Universitas Atma Jaya Yogyakarta, Architecture Student

Mentor: Dr. Ir. Anna Pudianti, M.Sc. and Dr. Vincentia Reni Vitasurya, S.T., M.T.


David Chow