(Bahasa text below) The concept of Transit Oriented Development (TOD) has become a development orientation for cities like Jakarta. This development concept is believed to be effective in dealing with one of the biggest problems in a city, which is traffic congestions. An essential element
(Bahasa text below) On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the art installation titled “Akal tak Sekali Sampai, Runding tak Sekali Tiba” was officially selected to represent Indonesia Pavilion in one of the most prestigious art exhibitions, the Venice Art Biennale 2019. This art installation proposal is
(English text below) IAI Awards 2018 kembali hadir pada Musyawarah Nasional XV IAI 2018 sebagai ajang mengapresiasi tokoh-tokoh dalam dunia arsitektur Indonesia yang telah berkarya dan berjasa. Bertempat di Hotel Preanger Bandung, IAI Awards diramaikan oleh kehadiran arsitek-arsitek, pemimpin daerah, dan tokoh penting, seperti anggota
Ben Thanh Restaurant stands across Ben Thanh Market area, a landmark in the heart of Ho Chi Min City. The restaurant is housed within one of the France Colonial shophouses surrounding the market. To this day, these heritage shophouses can be seen preserved and mostly
(Bahasa text below) “On Progress”, the theme being discussed in the last rabu(n)senja on August 29, 2018, could be meant as a relevant expression to depict architect as a profession. Architecture and process are inseparable entities. From identifying a problem and finding ideas as solutions,
Generally, office buildings have been known for its rigid building shape. Standing tall in the middle of a busy metropolitan, office building often uses steel structure and enclosed by curtain walls with its typical and repetitive floors for maximized functionality. Despite being imagined as these
Practicing for more than 10 years, Architect Novriansyah Yakub, or colloquially addressed as Riri, decided to publish his own book titled A Design for Life. The book launching event, taking place in American Standard Showroom in Jakarta, was held on Friday, 24th August 2018, which
(Bahasa text below) Through the Seminar and Book Launching of The Architecture of Gelora Bung Karno presented by ARCHINESIA on Thursday, August 9th, 2018, Timmy Setiawan, an architect with expertise in sports building, explained how sports events play an important role to the country’s economy.
(Bahasa text below) The Seminar and Book Launching of “Arsitektur Gelora Bung Karno”, that was held by ARCHINESIA on August 9th, 2018, was enlivened by the presentation from Mochammad Nanda Widyarta, an architect and historian. Through his point of view, he explained the progress of
(Bahasa text below) During the Seminar and Book Launching of “Arsitektur Gelora Bung Karno”, an event held by ARCHINESIA on August 9, 2018, the renovation architect of Indoor Tennis Stadium and Outdoor Tennis Court in GBK, Adi Purnomo, explained his design concepts towards these heritage
(Bahasa text below) The Seminar and Book Launching of The Architecture of Gelora Bung Karno was held in the National Library of Indonesia as a celebration by ARCHINESIA to welcome the Asian Games 2018. Held on August 9th, 2018, this event invited various parties affiliated
(English text below) Kepala Dinas Pekerjaan Umum Cipta Karya dan Penataan Ruang (PUCKPR) Banyuwangi, Mujiono, turut hadir dalam sesi pertama Konsultasi Teknis Peraturan Perundang-Undangan Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan. Dalam acara yang diadakan oleh Satker Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan Jawa Timur Direktorat Bina Penataan Bangunan (BPB)
(English text below) Dian Irawati selaku Kepala Sub Direktorat Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan Khusus mengisi sesi pertama Konsultasi Teknis Peraturan Perundang-Undangan Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan yang diadakan oleh Kementerian PUPR Direktorat Bina Penataan Bangunan (BPB) Satker Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan Jawa Timur. Dalam pemaparannya, Dian
Gelora Bung Karno (GBK), kompleks gedung olahraga kebanggaan Indonesia, kembali akan digunakan sebagai tempat pesta olahraga se-Asia 2018 ini. Kompleks bersejarah ini pertama dibangun tahun 1960-1962. Setelah 56 tahun berlalu, banyak perubahan atas kebutuhan dan peraturan sehingga harus dilakukan renovasi penyesuaian dengan tetap mempertahankan arsitektur
(English text below) Bupati Kabupaten Banyuwangi, Abdullah Azwar Anas memberi sambutan sekaligus membuka acara Kampanye Edukasi Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan yang diselenggarakan oleh Satuan Kerja Bangunan dan Lingkungan Provinsi Jawa Timur di bawah Direktorat Bina Penataan Bangunan Kementerian PUPR Republik Indonesia. Dalam sambutannya, Bupati Azwar
(English text below) Bertempat di Banyuwangi, Satuan Kerja Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan Provinsi Jawa Timur di bawah Direktorat Bina Penataan Bangunan (BPB) Kementerian PUPR Republik Indonesia mengadakan Kampanye Edukasi Penataan Bangunan dan Lingkungan bagi berbagai instansi yang terkait di Jawa Timur. Membuka Konsultasi Teknis yang
A present frontrunner of environment-conscious architecture practice, Vo Trong Nghia Architects is a frequent recipient of architecture and design awards. One of their latest awards is granted through their recent project in Ho Chi Minh City, Binh House, which epitomizes how greenery could be integrated
Located in BSD, Tangerang, Astra BIZ Center stands on a six-hectare site as a showroom complex for several vehicle brands. The complex is designed to accommodate its function on an urban scale. Using glass façade and frontally facing the main road, the showroom encourages passersby
Bringing up “Learning From The Indonesian Pavilion at VAB 2018” as the topic, Forum Arsitektur ARCHINESIA returned by inviting notable speakers to share their ideas with those working in architecture industry. Held on July 19th, 2018, FAA #42 presented Indonesian Pavilion team in Venice Architecture
R House is a private residence located in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Designed by Ken Yeang, the house explores various environmental-friendly building concepts with a contemporary appearance. Openness and room flexibility is emphasized throughout the house to fulfil the family’s needs and create comfortable spaces for
Located in the vicinity of Chao Samran Beach, Thailand, a vacation house, namely T House, stands with its unusual form. The vacation house is erected on a 260 square meter site, accommodating the owner’s big family when they are having a holiday near the beach.
“On which side do we stand as an architect? Do we want to be drowned in the captivity of capitalism?”
A reflective question was asked by Eko Prawoto during his presentation; rabu(n)senja, on June 27, 2018. In the advancement of the 21st century, architecture, as it
In tropical countries, a garden filled with plants has become one feature in designing a house. VTN Architects and ICADA subtly collide a house and a garden, by designing Hoan House as a ‘hanging garden’ where nature coexists with architecture.
Hoan House—included in the architect’s series
When reading this book, you might be disappointed if you expected an architecture reference book that is complete with site plans, sections, and appealing perspective renderings. Because the bulk of this book, as its title suggests, consists of stories.
The author Anas Hidayat in the preamble
andramatin, the Jakarta-based firm headed by architect Andra Matin has been awarded one of the two Special Mentions by the jury of the 16th International Exhibition FREESPACE. This marks the first time that an Indonesian architect has been awarded in the Venice Architecture Biennale.
How does one create emptiness in an architectural installation to be served in a 300 square meter empty space? Paper
Indonesia is currently preparing to host the biggest sporting event in Asia: the 18th Asian Games, which will be held on August to September of 2018. The renovation work, which began the design period in early 2016 and ran the overall construction period into 2018,
Most of us would have seen photos of Yayoi Kusama’s artwork in our social media feeds by now—photos taken in mirrored rooms full of glowing orbs, people posing with gigantic misshapen pumpkins, pasting stickers in an all-white room increasingly covered in colourful dots. These striking
With a repertoire of around 50 published works including his most-known Buru Quartet, Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925-2006) is one of Indonesia’s most prolific authors and thinkers. His meticulously-researched realist novels attempt to change the way Indonesian people see their own history. At his core, Pram—as
Indonesian Contemporary Art & Design (ICAD) participated in the Superdesign Show of Milan Design Week 2018 under the theme "Java Blues". This theme aims to showcase works by Indonesian artists who aim to challenge perceptions in contemporary design by looking to past tradition as a
Located in an idyllic site of a golf course, Rumah Kampoeng boasts lush vista and natural surroundings. The house is designed with several separate masses to allow openings from within the rooms for the owners to be able to enjoy the surroundings.
The openness and arrangement
For the second time following the 2014 Architecture Biennale, Indonesia’s pavilion will once again grace the bustling Arsenale area of the Biennale. This time, the curatorial and design team for the pavilion consists of Ary Indra, David Hutama, Dimas Satria, Ardy Hartono, Johanes Adika, and
With an array of contextually sensitive yet profoundly original designs, Neri & Hu have long been a design firm that captured our interest. Their award-winning renovation of a lane house, “Rethinking the Split House”, was featured in ARCHINESIA Volume 7, and the firm’s approach of
Seminyak Design Week, held for the first time in 2018, will gather key players of the design industry: from the architect, interior designer, product designer, fashion designer, artists and many more. This is one event you wouldn’t want to miss.
Global cities around the world have
The Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018 will take the theme of "Freespace", directed by curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects. This year's theme will focus on “the question of space, the quality of space, open and free space”. Read on to find