A Heritage of Silence
Story by Anton Adianto | Photo by Bank Indonesia Doc.
The Dutch left behind many quaint colonial-style structures during their long reign in the archipelago. One of these heritage sites still stands proud in Solo, Central Java. Designed by Cuypers & Hulswit, the building is now used as the Office of Bank Indonesia Solo. It features le style empire characteristics, a style originating in the Neoclassicism movement that ﬂourished in Europe during the 18th and 19th century.
This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (11th Anniversary Edition) in 2014.