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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

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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

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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

Though the west wing is visible from the entrance road, it was heavily camouflaged by planting in order to minimize its visual impact on the arriving guest so it ultimately does not detract significantly from Bawa's designed approach.

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

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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

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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?   some of…Read more Heart and Agenda for Exhibiting Architecture

Howard Roark (Gary Cooper) discusses an ambitious building project with sullen publisher Gail Wynand

Apresiasi terhadap Arsitek

Dalam tabel standar biaya konsultan inkindo 2015 - Disdik DKI Jakarta, terdapat daftar untuk spesifikasi tenaga ahli dengan spesialisasi tertentu [1]. Spesialisasi tertentu ini mengacu ke perancangan gedung dengan kompleksitas tinggi seperti bangunan tinggi, pembangkit listrik, jembatan, dll. Uniknya dan anehnya, di dalam tabel ini tidak terdapat profesi arsitek, sedangkan disebutkan ahli mekanikal elektrikal, teknik…Read more Apresiasi terhadap Arsitek

Suasana Diskusi di Studio RAW

Apa Konsekuensi logis UU Arsitek ?

Apa konsekuensi dari pengesahan undang - undang arsitek ? ada 3 ketakutan publik yang terutama bahwa, pertama fee arsitek menjadi meningkat, kedua, paradigma,arsitek menjadi mahal, ketiga, arsitek menjadi tidak sosialis. Fee adalah kesepakatan atas kepercayaan orang yang menyewa arsitek tersebut, dan kemauan sang arsitek untuk berapa ia layak untuk dibayar. Yang dibicarakan ini adalah soal…Read more Apa Konsekuensi logis UU Arsitek ?

Front row, from left to right: Frank Gehry, Charles Moore, Philip Johnson, Stanley Tigerman, and Robert A.M. Stern. Back row, from left to right: Michael Graves, Cesar Pelli, Charles Gwathmey, and Peter Eisenman. Philip Johnson’s AIA Gold Medal acceptance, pictured with his “kids,” Dallas, Texas, 1978. Image © Courtesy Tigerman McCurry Architects (http://www.archdaily.com/780433/interview-with-stanley-tigerman-in-chicago-id-much-rather-have-better-work-than-better-friends)

Merindukan Titik Awal untuk Bisa Diakui.

Kita melihat, mendengarkan, membaca paragraf - paragraf seperti "Arsitektur adalah sebuah gaya hidup,” "Arsitektur adalah sebuah ilmu yang tertinggi dalam kebudayaan dalam membentuk manusia,” “Kematian arsitektur Indonesia” “Kehilangan identitas dalam arsitektur Indonesia” “MEA akan tiba, jadi bersiap - siaplah arsitek Indonesia” “Kearifan lokal dalam arsitektur Indonesia, pentingnya lokalitas ?" Paragraf - paragraf tersebut kita sering…Read more Merindukan Titik Awal untuk Bisa Diakui.

Atika Almira – Pelita Gunadharma 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 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcQwoq_AT5s Lady…Read more Atika Almira – Pelita Gunadharma di titik 2016

Dad Loves

161023 "Bagi seorang anak kecil, Ibu adalah cinta pertamanya, dan Ayah adalah pahlawannya." Laurensia. "Yang, itu kata daddy basement bawah jangan dibuat, berbahaya nanti airnya bagaimana ?" pada waktu itu, Laurensia sedang bercerita ketika baru pulang dari rumah permata buana, kami biasa makan malam bersama setelah ia selesai praktek dan menjemput miracle di rumah opa,…Read more Dad Loves

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The process of craftsmanship – learning from Kengo Kuma

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…Read more The process of craftsmanship – learning from Kengo Kuma

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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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

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Rahayu di antara Awal dan Akhir – Untuk Agus

160315 Medan Jawaban untuk https://www.facebook.com/notes/agus-agm/learning-from-the-httpreal-richorg20151225learning-the-opposite-side-of-soejoedi/10156507986260521 Dear Agus, Proses untuk bertemu adalah kehendak yang Kuasa. Setiap jalan yang kita jalani adalah kepemilikan semesta. Oleh karena itu saya akan membalas surat Agus dengan rahayu, melengkapi bukan meniadakan, dengan paradigma yang membangun, kita ada di satu meja yang sama tidak berseberangan, meski adakalanya meja yang berseberangan itu bisa…Read more Rahayu di antara Awal dan Akhir – Untuk Agus

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

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