Overlay Mapping Technique to Determine the Boundary of Semarang City in 14th Century
Wiwit Setyowati

Wiwit Setyowati, Architecture Study Program, Department of Sipil Engineering Majors, Engineering Faculty, Universitas Negeri Semarang Indonesia.

Manuscript received on 05 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 June 2019 | Manuscript Published on 19 June 2019 | PP: 86-90 | Volume-8 Issue-8S June 2019 | Retrieval Number: H10160688S19/19©BEIESP

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Abstract: Semarang has developed into a different city form than it was in 14th century. In addition to the shape of the city, Semarang also experienced several periods of development, starting from the initial period, the period of trade settlements and city in the fort, the Indish city period, the transition period, the colonial city period, and finally the current period as a modern city. Therefore the architectural styles that can be found in the Semarang Kampongsget the influence from the period its goes through. To see the original Semarang style architecture, it is necessary to see the locus where the building is located. Therefore, the determination of the boundary of Semarang City at the early period that is in the 14th century is very necessary to be studied so it can determine the locus in viewing the original Semarang style architecture. The research method is using Overlay Mapping Technique, where the current map is overlaid with old-year maps and the historical map of Semarang city where the north of Semarang area is the sea and Central Semarang area (Pragota now Bergota area) still island. The result is a Semarang map on the 14th century so can be discovered the locations where the original Semarangstyle architecture buildings is located.

Keywords: Overlay Mmapping Technique; Semarang City; Map; History; Ccultural Heritage.
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