The Launching of Professor Gunawan Tjahjono Foundation Aims to Support Vernacular Architecture Research and Development
(Bahasa text below) On 12 January 2019, Professor Gunawan Tjahjono Foundation is officially launched at Ruang Apung, Perpustakaan Pusat, University of Indonesia. The Head Department of Architecture, University of Indonesia, Dr.
Kapal Api Global Office Offers A Playful Working Atmosphere Inside a Modest Building
In Tanah Abang, an urban area filled with shophouses, Kapal Api Global Office is standing with an eye-pleasing facade. It has an outward angular modular pattern and Toraja-shaped roof. Beside those, the use
Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival Previews 2019 with Two Competitions
The article below is provided by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM)
Kuala Lumpur, 4 January 2019 — The Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival (KLAF), organised by Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM), debuts its KLAF2019 preview with two (2) exciting and engaging
Y House in Nonthaburi, Thailand, Explores Connection with the Urban Context
Built on an arbitrary-shaped plot of land, Y House is designed to response its location in a crowded residential area surrounding the Bangkok Metropolitan Area. Instead of only responding to its location context by creating
JAT Talk 2018 Discovers The Possibilities of Water Settlements
(Bahasa text below) JAT Talk 2018 is one of the triennial event series by Ikatan Arsitek Indonesia (IAI) Jakarta, Jakarta Architecture Triennale (JAT) 2018. This event was held at Samisara Ballroom, Sopo Del Tower, Jakarta, 12-13th December 2018.
IAI Jawa Barat Encourages Architects to Participate Better in Architecture Competitions
(Bahasa text below) In practicing architecture, a design competition is an opportunity sought by almost all practitioners to polish ideas, gain prizes, or to earn acknowledgments from various people. Moreover, competitions could be deemed as
Titik Awal Book Documents Multi-Generation Architects As a Learning Process
(Bahasa text below) OMAH Library launched their latest publication titled Titik Awal, through a series of event on December 8 to 9, 2018. The book launch consists of three events. the primary event was a book
Ministry of Tourism Awards the Best 30 Designs of Souvenir Center Design Competition 2018
After going through the judging process, the awarding night of the Tourism Souvenir Center Design Competition 2018 was held at Borobudur Hotel, Jakarta, on 30 November 2018. This annual competition is organized
Tropical Living in Malaysia
“… houses are ultimately about people. Every dwelling symbolizes the dreams, the aspirations, hopes, and beliefs of its owners.” As many of us might agree, dwelling, according to author Professor Robert Powell, is the most important of all human structure and is
WOHA’s Kampung Admiralty Announced as WAF 2018 Building of The Year
World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2018 has come to an end by the announcement of overall winners on Day 3. This year, WOHA with its Kampung Admiralty is recognized as the most excellent building among all
WAF 2018 Day 2 Winners Announced, WOHA Wins Commercial Mixed-use Projects
The World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2018 Day 2 Winners is released and WOHA’s Kampung Admiralty is awarded as the Winner of Commercial Mixed-Use Projects.
By bringing the young and old Singaporeans to live together in one
Krowak-ism of Studio SA_e’s Rumah Gerbong is Awarded at WAF 2018
Rumah Gerbong, designed by an Indonesian architecture firm, Studio SA_e, is announced as Highly Commended project in House Category of the World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2018. With an approach of krowak-ism (krowak in Javanese means
Hospitality Indonesia 2018—an exhibition that showcases an industrial collaboration between furniture, craft and interior with hospitality—was officially open on Wednesday, October 24th and will be held until Saturday, October 26, 2018. The exhibition is held by Traya Events (PT. Traya Eksibisi Internasional), located in Jakarta
(Bahasa text below) On October 20, 2018, Bekraf (Badan Ekonomi Kreatif) held Malam Inaugurasi ORBIT 2018, located in Ruang Candi Singasari, Hotel Grand Sahid Jaya, Jakarta Pusat. ORBIT 2018 is a program initiated by Bekraf to seek new designers’ potentials. The aim of this program is
5 x 12 House is a dwelling located in Hanoi, Vietnam. With limited site area, the house is built vertically to accommodate the residents’ needs.
On the first floor, the room programming is made integrated between living room, dining room, kitchen, and workspace. As the result,
(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
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
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
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