Tag Archives: Philosophy

Interview: Gregorius Supie Yolodi & Maria Rosantina from d-associates

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Life and Architecture

Interview by Anton Adianto | Photo by Mario Wibowo Photography, Andea Narendra, Davy Linggar & Budi Suryanto

The architectural consultants d-associates, winner of the Arcasia Awards for Architecture in Hong Kong for their DRA House featured in this edition, has a unique perspective on design. The firm is helmed by Gregorius Supie Yolodi and Maria Rosantina, who have merged their inspirations and ideas to create singular and mature creations.

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This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (78th Edition) in 2016.

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House of Sampoerna, Surabaya

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Legend of Three Hands

Story by Anton Adianto | Photo by Bagus Tri Laksono & House of Sampoerna Doc.

Surabaya is known for its impressive–and well preserved–buildings that feature imperial and oriental style architectural styles. One of the city’s strongest architectural accents can be found its old quarter, where the House of Sampoerna sits. The stately, colonial-style compound features several buildings as well as a museum that tells the story of Liem Seeng Tee, the founder of the Sampoerna tobacco company.

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This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (13th Anniversary Edition) in 2016.

Interview: Ferrel S. Cakranata

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Philosophy, Life and Architecture

Interview by Anton Adianto | Photo by Bagus Tri Laksono & Ferrel S. Cakranata Doc.

For Ferrel S. Cakranata, an architect should possess a good understanding of the subject and have knowledge of the philosophy of architecture to guide their designs. Like one of the individuals who inspired the Surabaya based Ferrel, Richard Neutra once said, “The architect who really designs for a human being has to know a great deal more than just the Five Canons of Vitruvius.”

This article was published in the Indonesia Design magazine (77thEdition) in 2016.