The Influence of the World Architecture Development on Architecture Development in Medan City
Pane, Imam Faisal
Loebis, Moehammed Nawawiy
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Architecture is one proof of the development of human civilization that has changed related to the circumstances at that time. The development of human civilization cannot be separated from the supported development of the culture. In other words, architecture which is born in one place is a cultural manifestation in that place. Along with that, the development of architecture is also filled with influences which come into the specific region or an area and give different color so that it is created a building with an architecture that is different from other places. This influence will not necessarily be present but it is a long process and gives the characters on the place. In this paper, the existence of architectural influences from the outside come in and give a touch to the developing architecture in the city of Medan is described. This influence is most obvious in the colonial government era that does a lot of development in various cities in Indonesia. Then, it explores the phenomenon of the architectural development in the city of Medan to see the architectural influences that come into the city of Medan with a qualitative approach.