Abstract: The development of shopping malls in Indonesia is growing rapidly as well as in Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia. Tunjungan Plaza, located in Surabaya is designed using interior design standards that are adopted from western culture. The design considers interior design criteria such as functionality, shape, size and the room atmosphere. In designing the interior, not only the functionality but also the users factor with its following cultural values are essential considerations. The aim of this research is to discover the visitors social activity inside Tunjungan Plaza shopping mall area. Whether or not the spaces in the mall have been utilized as its function. The findings of the research shows that the mall visitors social activity is created from a variety of activities that results in culinary tour space, hangout space, gossiping Space and gathering space. Not every mall visitors utilizes those spaces as its function.
Sriti Mayang Sari, M. Dwi Marianto and Suastiwi , 2016. Interior of Tunjungan Plaza Shopping Mall in Surabaya as a Socializing Space. The Social Sciences, 11: 3814-3818.