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Adaptive Reuse The Old House into Restaurant: Space, Nostalgic, and Economic Value
Ade Ariyani Sari Fajarwati, Dila Hendrassukma, Esther Widhi Andangsari

Last modified: 2022-06-07


Tourism to heritage locations is something that is often found in Indonesia. The trend of changing the function of old houses into various functions, including restaurants, is a thing that is rife in big cities in Indonesia. This adaptive reuse approach build harmonizes between human being and history, and also between past-present-and future. This study aims to explore the responses of visitors regarding the design of the function conversion of the old house of Rumah Macaroni Panggang, in Bogor city, Indonesia. Mix method research was applied to this study using observation, photos documentation, and survey. The finding showed that visitors gave nostalgic memories responses to various building elements in this place. More than half of the visitors showed willingness to revisit this restaurant. The nostalgic response encourages them to do it which means it has an impact on economic value. This study gave implication on harmonize between human being and history, and past-present-and future through adaptive reuse building approach.


Adaptive reuse, culinary travelling, economic values, nostalgia, old house

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