Sukawati Traditional Art Markett in Bali, the regency of Gianyar was transformed with the completion of Block C at the market complex.
Completion Block C to Sukawati Market complements Block A and Block B, which opened in 2020.
Quoted by BaliPost.com, Minister of Public Works and Housing Basuki Hadimuljono said that the reconstruction of the Sukawati Traditional Art Market prioritized the local architecture of Bali because the resort functions not only as an economic center but also as a tourist destination for the Regency of Gianyar.
Sukawati Traditional Art Market stands on South Bali’s main tourist thoroughfare in Ubud and Kintamani.
“The underlying concept of market revitalization was made to conform to its function as a tourist destination. In line with environmental concerns and local traditions, the details from the planning of the market to its actual construction adhere to the principles of creating an environmentally friendly building,” Basuki said in a press release issued on Sunday. May 08, 2022.
Block C of the Sukawati Traditional Art Market has four floors, including a basement, covering some 10,206.95 square meters of space. The C block The market houses 529 stalls, 64 kiosks and parking for 279 two-wheeled vehicles. The building was constructed to allow use by disabled workers and visitors. The shopping complex also includes public toilets, elevators, nursing rooms, a health center and a children’s playground.
Block C of the Sukawati Traditional Art Market began construction on November 13, 2020 and was completed on December 20, 2021 at a cost of Rp. 87.3 billion. PT Adhi Persada Gedung constructed the building with construction management by PT Bina Karya.
The official delivery of Block C speake Ministry of Public Works at Gianyar Regency was made in February 2022. The Director of Strategic Infrastructure to the General Manager of Cipta Karya, Essy Asiah, said she hopes Sukawati’s market management will be done in a professional manner. “This market is an icon of Balinese tourism; we hope it can be well managed.
The Governor of Bali said that in terms of physical construction, Sukawati Market is exceptional, with good lighting and excellent air circulation making air conditioning unnecessary. “I want the traders who work with her to sell products made in Bali, shirts made in Bali, Balinese sarongs and bags made in Bali. Anything sold here should boost Bali’s economy,” Governor Koster said.
Earlier, Block Astanding on four floors and covering 9,493 square meters of space, and block B, with three floors, houses 31 kiosks and 779 market stalls.
The three sections – Block A, B, and C, include integrated parking spaces.