“HOW UNS CONSIDERS ABOUT GREEN ENVIRONMENT”
In implementing and improving UNS as a green campus, UNS brings three main development pillars: green rules, green attitude and green lifestyle, and green infrastructure.
Green rules are carried out by the commitment of the leaders to create policies concerning the arrangement, utilization and control of land and buildings.
Implementation of Green Campus Concept
GREEN LIFESTYLE AND GREEN ATTITUDE ARE APPLIED IN VARIOUS ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY STUDENTS AND LECTURERS WHO SUPPORT GREEN CAMPUS
GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE IS APPLIED IN THE PLAN AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAND, BUILDINGS AND CAMPUS FACILITIES TO BE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY.
According to the policy stated in Pedoman P3LB-UNS (Guidelines on the Arrangement and Use of Land and Buildings on UNS Campus), 2010, construction is executed as follows:
- Kentingan as the main campus, is directed to be green campus to be environmentally friendly and humanistic, the campus is designed with open space for plants, experimental garden, green lane, artificial wood, and pedestrian path to achieve clean, cool, and comfortable environment.
- UNS physical development is no longer horizontally constructed but optimized in existing construction to be developed vertically with minimum of 4-floor building, so the activity space is expanded for 17,188 m2 in 2013/2014.
- Constructing more pedestrian path for 3,478 m to support green campus.
UNS develops asset utilization based on the procedure and considering the principle of sustainability, resource availability, transparency and accountability which is stated in Rector’s decree No. 119/H27/HK/2011 on the Regulation of Asset Management of Universitas Sebelas Maret.
As part of Surakarta (Solo) City, campus UNS supports Ecocultural City-base program of the local government by allocating certain land for city in a wood concept. Besides, UNS supports in achieving the cultural characteristics of the city.
UNS controls land and campus environment through campus integration concept by specifically considering the context of Campus UNS which holds the spirit to shape/strengthen the character and identity of the campus and strengthen/clarify the space structure on campus.
Along with the policy of the United Nation stated in “The Decade of Education for Sustainable Development” UNS has laid the foundations, values and implementation of sustainable development shown in the components establishment of ”Setting and Infrastructure” in campus UNS, Kentingan as follows:
A. Green Open Space
On campus Kentingan green open area is 24.729 ha or 41.76%. Development of green space in the campus based need for green space which has the function of ecological and social functions of culture.
Green Open Space
Green Open Space with ecological function
Green Open Space with ecological, aesthetic and socio-cultural function
Green Open Space with socio-cultural function
B. Campus Woods
Most of Green Open Space are covered by vegetation that forms campus woods. This is part of UNS’ support towards “Solo Eco-cultural City” program.
Besides being functioned as the element of Green Open Space, with the width of 0,53 ha, the lake will be functioned as water conservation, natural landscape, and biodiversity proliferation such as fish and water plants
D. Pedestrian Path and Road
The constructed pedestrian path are: pedestrian path in the inner circle of main buildings, pedestrian path connecting among faculties, and pedestrian path of campus entrance –boulevard
A safe and comfortable pedestrian path facility in the building area heading to the other buildings or facilities to be based on the Ministerial Regulation of General Regulation no. 30/PRT/M/2006 Chapter 2B.
Construction of new pedestrian path in each faculty integrated with main pedestrian path in other faculties of 3.447 m.
Building Pedestrian Path
pedestrian path addition
The Construction optimizing the height of more than 4 floors
Map of pedestrian path addition and optimizing building’s height
SOURCE: DATA PROCESS AND OBSERVATIONS IN 2013/2014