Thinking Architecture

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 […]

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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? To see the […]

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Pelita di titik 2016

“We fell in love, despite our differences, and once we did, something rare and beautiful was created. For me, love like that has only happened once, and that’s why every minute we spent together has been seared in my memory. I’ll never forget a single moment of it.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook Lady mantan […]

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Craftmanship

161016  Jakarta,”Totality of architectural design includes textures, the soft and hardness of the material, the smell of the material, and the acoustic effect of the material.” Kengo Kuma Di satu pagi Albert salah satu klien yang sudah saya anggap seperti adik sendiri, mengingatkan, “ko jangan lupa untuk meeting tanggal 9 Oktober ya, Kengo Kuma akan […]

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“I have time, my Client is in no hurry.”

140930 Barcelona “Learning from Gaudi is like praying to the Almighty who need devotion of our best energy knowing the most important of all.” If Norman Foster is truly a master of fundamental then Gehry is truly a master of deconstructivist. If Scarpa is truly a master on making orchestra of human’s rigidity rational mind […]

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Dionysus

Bilbao, Spain 141030 ” …When the building is finished,…I worry that it is some kind of bizarre thing… I want to crawl under the blankets. When i saw Bilbao for the first time, I said,” oh my God, what have I done to these people?” I think that is a problem, but for better or […]

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Perjalanan Membuka Mata

Saya tiba di NewYork dengan kapal laut sebagai seorang remaja, imigran dan seperti orang orang yang lain, saya terkesan dengan patung liberti dan horizon gedung gedung kota manhattan. Saya tidak pernah melupakan kesan tersebut. Dan proyek ini adalah mengenai kesan saya yang tidak pernah saya lupakan. Itulah paragraph yang dibuat Daniel Liebeskind dalam narasi pembuka […]

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