Loving Architecture like crazy

https://instagram.com/p/BGvrI3NArdc/ I got one email from Itenas students about invitation to do lecture in enterpreneurship in architecture. In the brief, the lecture will be about how to make an architecture business. Not so long, 3 days ago, fellow architects came to my home, Rubi, Dani, Carolina. Rubi has research about enterpreneurship in architecture. The hypothesis…Read more Loving Architecture like crazy

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Dili East Timor, Facing obstacle in our life.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BP30hj4lFHF/?taken-by=realrichsjarief My wife is always sad when the time I will fly abroad. This time i will go to Dili, East Timor to assist Yoga and Faela of Institute of Transportation and Development Policy. A NGO organisation which is based in New York. I have been working together with them for 5 years now since…Read more Dili East Timor, Facing obstacle in our life.

Greetings from Bu Pauline

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GWgmi5DLTo&feature=youtu.be Bu Pauline Budianto sent me one video and 2 picture, she said "Hai Rich, sudah seminggu lebih kami menikmati keindahan hasil karyamu di sekolah AO. Anak2 saya pas lihat pertama kali langsung berbinar matanya... Katanya: worth it juga ya ma....meninggalkan segala kenyamanan sekolah di belanda..... kalo di Belanda nggak bisa menikmati yg seperti begini.…Read more Greetings from Bu Pauline

35 di Telok Naga, di alfa dan omega. Hidup ini hidupmu.

"Pak sekolah ini harus selesai di bulan Januari" Bu Lisa berkata satu saat. Di dalam hati, saya menghitung waktu, bulan demi bulan, kira kira hanya tersisa 6 bulan lagi dan sekolah ini baru akan direncanakan.Saya menulis di saat - saat saya berumur 35 tahun dengan rambut putih yang mulai tumbuh, ciuman pembuka dari istri dan…Read more 35 di Telok Naga, di alfa dan omega. Hidup ini hidupmu.

Istakagrha / RAW Architecture

Article from Archdaily : http://www.archdaily.com/795259/istakagrha-raw-architecture Save this project Save this picture! © Bambang Purwanto +31 More Specs Save this picture! © Ifran Nurdin Located in Taman Meruya Ilir, West Jakarta region, Istakagrha meaning brick house,Situated in the increasingly crowded West Jakarta area, the 180 sqm house occupies a 150 sqm plot of land, 10m x…Read more Istakagrha / RAW Architecture

Team of Leaders

Paul Gustavson and Stewart Liff wrote about How to build a great team in their book, a team of leaders. The idea is about empowering every member to take ownership, demonstrate initiative, and deliver results. They started with a question, how do you create an environment that successfully addresses the many challenges that supervisors and…Read more Team of Leaders

Circular windows and pyramidal skylights add playful geometry to Indonesian home by Alyn Griffiths

Honestly I'm so excited that The Guild,  is just published in Dezeen two weeks ago. why I'm so excited, first because If the work could be published there, it's the first time, I'm curious about the article, which photos they want to use because it's learning about the eye of design, which one interest them,…Read more Circular windows and pyramidal skylights add playful geometry to Indonesian home by Alyn Griffiths

RAW Architecture’s Brava Casa is a Philosophy of Life and Form by Natalina Lopez

Archdaily just published article about Sumarah 99%, The story is about explaining the concept of sumarah, spirit of surrender, I met with Laura Romano while me and my kids went to rumah Turi for visiting. Here is some introduction that I wrote last time in the exhibition 99 % sumarah : 99% Sumarah adalah refleksi…Read more RAW Architecture’s Brava Casa is a Philosophy of Life and Form by Natalina Lopez

Kandalama, Geoffrey Bawa’s later masterpiece and content of being honest

"A building can only be understood by moving around and through it and by experiencing the modulation of the spaces one moves through from outside verandahs, the rooms, passages, courtyards the view from these spaces into othersm,... equally important, the play of light in both garden and innerroom - from shaded inner space to the…Read more Kandalama, Geoffrey Bawa’s later masterpiece and content of being honest

The two exhibitions: Architecture without Architects and Deconstructivist Architecture

One of well known exhibition is curated by Bernard Rudofksy titled, architecture without architect with an agenda to explore a exemplars of indigenous architecture, He travelled to some of place, took photograph, and wrote paragraph about the story that was found by him during the trip. We need to put his exhibition context to the…Read more The two exhibitions: Architecture without Architects and Deconstructivist Architecture

Heart and Agenda for Exhibiting Architecture

What is our current state of Indonesian architecture exhibition. Do we need architecture exhibition? What is the current state of architecture appreciation? In what sense architecture exhibition will provide value to culture, society, and further agenda? Do we have a good reflection of our current paradigm? Is there any good critic attitude?   some of…Read more Heart and Agenda for Exhibiting Architecture

Project : realist and Expressionist house, the dancer and rationalist.

160203 Jakarta at OMAH beta, " You are everything that is, your thoughts, your life, your dreams come true. You are everything you choose to be. You are as unlimited as the endless universe, " Shad Helmstetter.  Have you designed the building that dances ? this question echoed in my mind between the argument of…Read more Project : realist and Expressionist house, the dancer and rationalist.

When Friction finished, iterations went normal

Jakarta, 3th January 2016, "The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum." Frances E. Willard https://www.instagram.com/p/3lVIH6ArTp/ There was a time when the friction happened in the builder workshop. There was Grandong, one painter who was not happy with job given by Jasno who…Read more When Friction finished, iterations went normal

Learning the Opposite Side of Soejoedi to Hasan Poerbo

Bandung - Paris van Java, 151217. " It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite." Soren Kierkegaard "I think you have to go to outside the country again to learn the opposite." Agus said it quietly when we had discussion during lunch at Bandung. At…Read more Learning the Opposite Side of Soejoedi to Hasan Poerbo

Journey To the East – Awakening the Roots

Today is friday night,  I was thinking about the next lecture on omah series, in collaboration with UPH Architecture and Konteks. This is about the first phase of mastery by greene, it's deep observation. Le Corbusier wrote book titled Journey to the East as travel diary that the twenty-four-year-old Charles-Édouard Jeanneret (Le Corbusier) kept during…Read more Journey To the East – Awakening the Roots

Growing Mind – Awaking the Third Drive

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT7cJU1I0iQ There are two types of mindset, fixed mindset, and growth mindset. people with a fixed mindset believe that you are stuck with however much intelligence you're born with. They would agree with this statement: "If you have to work hard, you don't have ability. If you have ability, things come naturally to you." When…Read more Growing Mind – Awaking the Third Drive