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