1 Persen yang Dinanti : Berdialog dengan Anas Hidayat

Jumat 24 Juni 2016 Dear Mas Anas Hidayat yang baik, Ketika kita berjabat tangan, tentunya ada sebuah ikatan yang saling tarik-menarik. Mungkin makin lama makin banyak yang bisa maklum, pasrah, atau rela, bahwa kita membutuhkan paradoks dalam membuat satu argumentasi yang jujur. Tulisan mas Anas banyak memberikan keoptimisan tersendiri, bahwa kita arsitek perlu untuk selalu…Read more 1 Persen yang Dinanti : Berdialog dengan Anas Hidayat

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Heart of Pedagogy

Last few days, I came to ARA exhibition intimacy. A strange feeling, that I got when I entered their new office which was at that time became the gallery space. Erel, Goya, Iwan asked me to come and share about architectural pedagogy in ARA’s Intimacy exhibition. The question raised in my mind , do we…Read more Heart of Pedagogy

The Bare Minimalist Residence, … Bioclimatic house

Finalist of Indonesian Architect Institute Jakarta Award 2012 The project offers the design of a house, perhaps is the most interesting outcome for the RAW Architecture and process brings together the owner and the architect in a unique and mutually supporting relationship. The Bare Minimalist house is one of several projects undertaken with the first…Read more The Bare Minimalist Residence, … Bioclimatic house

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.

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

My Garden of Dreams and Memory – Writings for Baccarat Indonesia

2010, Japan "Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it." - Rumi The writing for Baccarat Indonesia was just published, it was written when we had trip to  Japan few years ago during summer studio, by Professor James Weirick. The trip was about travelling to 4 different cities…Read more My Garden of Dreams and Memory – Writings for Baccarat Indonesia

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

Students and The Spirit of the Young

I remember Denise Tjokrosaputro asked about originality in Indonesian Architecture, she shared her concern about copy and paste culture in our architecture, or what we can assume, lack of originality, her question drove further about the education of architecture, how we did teach the students to have their originality. It was fresh question about 2…Read more Students and The Spirit of the Young

Terracing Landscape House

The series of landscape combining 3 wooden wrapped massing faces north to south in-sequence with micro landscape. #rawarchitecture  ‘each nation, in short, has its own way of building, according to the materials afforded and the habits of the country.’ Marcus Vitruvius Pollio, Book II, Chapter 1, Robert Holden and Jamie Liversedge discussed the importance of using local…Read more Terracing Landscape House

Dematerilization Moments

I went to Istakagrha, and suddenly I remember about one book title In Praise of Shadows by Junichiro Tanizaki. https://instagram.com/p/788xtlArWR/?taken-by=rawarchitecture_best I was thinking of structure integrity in forming stability by double curvature. It's inspired by Richard Serra works' the matter of time which has been exhibited by Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. https://instagram.com/p/771FXvgrfb/?taken-by=rawarchitecture_best I went to the…Read more Dematerilization Moments

Between Machiavelli’s and Romanof’s there is Monk who Sold His Ferrari

Have you read this wonderful book ? It was written by Robin Sharma, It's about journey of one man, Peter to  conquer the world in  his experience guided by Julian, a monk who sold his Ferrari. It's a book combined by what Machiavelli's book titled The Prince which was given as birthday present from Yusni…Read more Between Machiavelli’s and Romanof’s there is Monk who Sold His Ferrari

Scattered Boxes – House for Rusda and Nurul

Saturday, 08082015, "“A house can have integrity, just like a person,' said Roark, 'and just as seldom.” ― Ayn Rand, The Fountainhead Architecture is just so magical, by playing simple form, the result could be unexpected, here we have experimentation with box, simple box, a module, which is played in the linear site facing Bandung.…Read more Scattered Boxes – House for Rusda and Nurul

Carlo Scarpa, maturation of the alchemy, the experiments, the expedients. – thinking for OMAH

Today, I discussed with Greg about what to share to the restless spirit in OMAH. I was thinking Carlo Scarpa, one venetian master architect, Wright from Europe, and Laurie Baker who was known for his unique climatic and traditional approach of architecture in Kerala, India. We will do both, analysis of Scarpa, and Baker for…Read more Carlo Scarpa, maturation of the alchemy, the experiments, the expedients. – thinking for OMAH

Notes for exhibition – Bravacasa in Pacific Place

https://instagram.com/p/5BcP2JArcL/?taken-by=rawarchitecture_best Disini RAW pameran dengan 3 studio yang lain, ada Studio Dasar, Highstreet Studio, dan Tim tiga. Saya kemudian berpikir, apa arti berpameran. Pameran karya tepatnya bukan, pameran asal gagah - gagahan, atau asal keren, atau asal beken, atau asal terkenal. Oleh karena itu, foto ini diletakkan di pameran, untuk mengajak melihat hasil kerja, bukan…Read more Notes for exhibition – Bravacasa in Pacific Place

Building Nation Legacy through Architecture Fundametal – writing for Baccarat Indonesia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crUm-v6o-0s   "I cannot believe that the purpose of life is to be “Happy.” I think the purpose of life us to be useful, to be responsible, to be compassionate. It is, above all, to matter : to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you have lived at all.” Leo C.…Read more Building Nation Legacy through Architecture Fundametal – writing for Baccarat Indonesia

Apakah perlu arsitek asing ? kita belum mampu ya ? – Discussion

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6RI-0P9hG8 Elisa Sutanudjaja Tepat 1 bln lalu menulis soal kegemaran kota2 sok2an pny cultural district super wah ... Kok mau kejadian ya hahaha smile emoticon http://www.rappler.com/.../96046-potensi-kawasan-seni... Membangun potensi kawasan seni dan budaya di Jakarta Apa 'resep' terpenting untuk membangun Jakarta... RAPPLER.COM June 27 at 5:07pm · Like Risca Surono Lebih 'for show' sepertinya.. June 27…Read more Apakah perlu arsitek asing ? kita belum mampu ya ? – Discussion

The Strange Ressurection of Architecture Critisicm writing for Gallery

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2rYE1LD4OE tulisan ini dipersiapkan untuk majalah galeri, Universitas Diponegoro - # 1 Reborn Architecture. video mengenai brione cemetry yang didesain carlo scarpa ditampilkan, karena karya tersebut memiliki paradoks, mengenai depth soal kebangkitan, cinta, dan kematian, yang sesuai dengan artikel ini yang membahas mengenai kebangkitan kritik arsitektur Fraser dan Hodgins berpendapat bahwa jurnalistik pada dasarnya adalah…Read more The Strange Ressurection of Architecture Critisicm writing for Gallery

Smart Home, Smarter than you ? writing for Baccarat Indonesia

https://instagram.com/p/yPeOt_grb2/?taken-by=realrich82 At the beginning of this month, I wrote one article for Baccarat Indonesia. The idea was to rethink the idea of smart home, is the home smarter than us the people living inside or the other way around. I remember one storey of Ben Copper in movie titled smart home. It was the story…Read more Smart Home, Smarter than you ? writing for Baccarat Indonesia

Frame – Reflection of Tectonics

https://instagram.com/p/yt1LZSAreY/?taken-by=realrich82 Kita perlu mempertanyakan apakah kotak itu harus selalu tegak lurus menghadap lot jalan yang biasa berbentuk tegak lurus, atau apakah ia bisa merepresentasikan keinginan untuk manusia untuk hidup, berkreasi, dan tinggal didalamnya. Ketika satu bentuk itu ada, ia ada berdasarkan coretan garis diantara dua kerangka, garis- garis penuh pertimbangan yang taktis, terukur juga garis…Read more Frame – Reflection of Tectonics

Traditional Home in Modernity – writing for Baccarat Indonesia

Tulisan ini ditampilkan di Baccarat edisi akhir tahun 2014 Di tahun 1990 Pameran AMI [Arsitek Muda Indonesia] menandai satu titik kritis dimana desain yang rasionalis ataupun yang sering disebut - sebut sebagai gaya minimalis menjadi sejarah di dalam arsitektur Indonesia. Desain rasionalis ditandai dengan garis - garis yang geometris, penuh pertimbangan untuk menjawab kebutuhan fungsional…Read more Traditional Home in Modernity – writing for Baccarat Indonesia

The Question of Good Tropical House ? Why and What ?

Tropical house was defined by location of house which was in tropical monsoon climate. Tropical monsoon climate is a condition of area which has temperature 18 degree celcius in every month of the whole year [1]. In Indonesia, The tropical climate is classified in we tropical monsoon climate which means In some instances, up to…Read more The Question of Good Tropical House ? Why and What ?

Piece of White Light Black Shadow [Louis Kahn Lecture]

There were reasons to share Louis Kahn lecture for all of us. First, it showed the fundamental of the responsibility that architect should do, the ethic that we must always improve, and the passion for excellence which people should seize from the Architect. I discovered that the fundamentals taught Louis Kahn is the starter to be more beautiful than it was…Read more Piece of White Light Black Shadow [Louis Kahn Lecture]

Experimentation by Digital Computation and Analog Process in Architecture

My friend Dani Hermawan will share his experience on digital computation in Architecture. It's all about creating innovation in architecture. This is the 3rd lecture for Architecture Summer Workshop that we conduct in office. Here is the publication : Please Join Our Venue for This Friday 22nd August 2014 at 18.30 in Summer Pavilion. The…Read more Experimentation by Digital Computation and Analog Process in Architecture

Summer Architecture Workshop – The Guild

"To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it." - Daniel Libeskind Satu adik  bertanya mengenai apa maksudnya untuk membuat Summer Architecture Workshop 20 orang untuk mahasiswa yang dimulai dari July dan Agustus. Pikiran ini masuk ke dalam satu rasionalitas ini mungkin satu usaha menjembatani dunia praktik ke dalam pendidikan arsitektur. Teringat…Read more Summer Architecture Workshop – The Guild

Seniman Sunaryo, Matahari dari Priangan

Langit, langit, dirimu begitu biru, satu saat dirimu begitu mendung, apa pesanmu, kucoba menangkap satu orang berbisik, dunia tidak sama lagi Bumi, bumi, dirimu begitu hangat, satu saat dirimu begitu dingin, apa pesanmu, kucoba menangkap satu orang berbisik, dunia tidak sama lagi Satu saat kutangkap pesan langitan, dan pesan tanah ini, katanya jaman sudah berubah…Read more Seniman Sunaryo, Matahari dari Priangan

Man and His Home

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpOS_wE0xkQ Setiap orang dalam langkah hidupnya di dunia ini pasti membutuhkan rumah. Rumah adalah satu tempat dimana kita bisa pulang, mengekspresikan diri kita dalam sudut - sudut yang paling pribadi. Rumah adalah representasi dari orang yang tinggal didalamnya, terlihat dari wujud citra diri arsitektur yang ada di bangunan tersebut, apakah ia hidup sendiri, hidup dengan…Read more Man and His Home

Empati

Jakarta 16 Maret 2014 "Someone secretly bury a berry in the side road and when a small sprout grows, the secret code is the passport, to the forest a wonderful journey will begin - Joe Hisaishi" Di awal tahun 2014 di bumi pertiwi ini, mengenai arsitektur, dunia yang semakin hiruk pikuk, responsif, dinamis dengan informasi yang begitu banyaknya…Read more Empati

One Note to Thinking Drawing Working Drawing Class – one class of UPH Architecture

Dear Class, I hope you do well. I was thinking to write a note, a simple one, to conclude what we have worked on in the class. I was thinking that the effort of practicing architecture needs many hours, much time. I believe there are arguably nobody knows on how much the time that is needed to practice design. I…Read more One Note to Thinking Drawing Working Drawing Class – one class of UPH Architecture