City Parks for Future Generation: Millennial References for Visiting City Parks

Zuber Angkasa,Iskandarr

The improvement of urban territories and quick populace development must be trailed by providing adequate space to relaxation, idealism, training or education, and social collaboration for millennial ages. The accessible City Parks can be optimized for attracting the millennial generation by understanding the factors that attractvisits to city parks. Millennials generations need more green open space to increase productivity, environmental awareness, and take advantage of other functions offered by city parks. In the mean time, research aimed at understanding the attracting factors of millennial visits to city parks is still small. This research was conducted in three city park locations in Palembang in a total sample of 60 millennial respondents. It was found that accessibility, facilities and cultural actors were the main factors that attracted millennials to urban parks. There are differences in millennial preferences based on age, sex and place of residence. Young people are more interested in comfort and safety. Millennial women are more interested in accessibility, cleanliness, security, information technology, culinary, gazebo and periodic events. Millennial visitors from outside the province are very interested in aspects of cultural symbolism from urban parks. This research produced several recommendations for developers to encourage more millennial generation visits to city parks .

Volume 11 | 05-Special Issue

Pages: 1837-1848