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Studi-o Cahaya / Mamostudio

  • 01:00 - 31 May, 2010
Studi-o Cahaya / Mamostudio
Studi-o Cahaya / Mamostudio

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects

  • Design Principal

    Adi Purnomo
  • Design Team

    Danny Wicaksono
  • Client

    Dr. Lau and Evie Miranda
  • Construction

    Adi Y
  • Project Area

    600 sqm
  • Area

    375.0 sqm
  • Project Year


From the architect. This project is designed at the period after Adi Purnomo released his book “Relativitas” that showed the attitude to put actual and rational reasons as the base of his design decision. It was a time when rationality is re-questioned, whether it is a helping tool to explore creativity or does it creates limitation to find another new possibilities.

It is a mix building between residential, working and art gallery that sometime is opened for public. Because the client is a photographer and an art collector (he sometime paints and sculpts), lights is an important element for him to do his works.

What possibilities are open when we are thinking about light in this context? What if we are letting the lights as the material that creates the space? What if we eliminate the “result” or “goal” or “any imagination about form and space” at the beginning?

So, we study about characteristic of light for the whole year and found some angles that relates to time. We study how the light could penetrate to the volume needed, by making some models. In one sentences it could be said like this: Letting all the observed phenomena (in this case sunlights that highlighted), to become the tool of the design.

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Jerry Dadirep · May 02, 2015

I like how the skylight creates wonderful shapes as the light falls on it

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Wow that was unusual. I just wrote an very long comment but after I clicked submit my
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Anyhow, just wanted to say wonderful blog!

Daniel Alexander · October 11, 2013

weh, nampil sek. Daniel Alexander hadiirrr.....

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john · April 03, 2012

is there any address or contact, i wanna see in person...

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yes.. me too !!

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syarifa hasan · January 11, 2012

im quite disagree with this project, ive been there and it way too hot and too dense..

dian · August 26, 2012 09:54 AM

may i know where the studio is??

Arief Riansyah B · August 04, 2011 maman ada strudio se keren ini...natural eksotik

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theresa · June 21, 2011

@nickishakh yang punya rumah dr. leo, art collector. Kurang lengkap? Liat saja denah dan potongannya sendiri..

shetu · March 01, 2011

very interesting approach. one slanted atrium made the whole building lively.

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aimee jensen · June 04, 2010

this house looks quiet, not occupied yet? or maybe all architectural photographs always look quiet , less people and activities. but overall, this is a unique house

undick · June 03, 2010

actually i rather like to know the detail study on how architect demonstrate the light when penetrate to inside the house, which is not to represent in this presentation.

astungkara · June 03, 2010

good job sir, i always admire your architecture perspective.

puan · June 03, 2010


Dave Hilary · June 03, 2010

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mas ugey · June 02, 2010

wow… absolutely very nice…
nice materials, nice shapes and spaces, just fantastic.

nardem heinz-baker · June 01, 2010

It is beautiful but a little overated. With Indonesian way of building construction (I lived there for 5 years), someone hurry talk to the occupant and ask them how they live and bare with leaks from those glass roof. Architecture is not only about ego and poetic space; it is about someone whose paying for your dream.

Fajri M · June 01, 2010

very captivated!! favorite one!

up_today_arch · June 01, 2010

Very complicated structure and very nice... I boring of vertical walls.

frankiecavatina · June 01, 2010

this design has shown how the building is completely taking control on the light itself. proud to have adi purnomo as one of the best of Indonesian contemporary architect, and proud to be Indonesian too :))

novan · June 01, 2010

awesome works bung mamo!

gmwg · June 01, 2010

das ist super! bravo indonesien hat schoen architekt!

sakti · June 01, 2010

salut buat Mas Mamo

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bLogHouse · May 31, 2010

a spectacular interior indeed! and an excellent example of how to achieve a complex space with a simple plan geometry. one remark to the text though - you have not eliminated "result" or "goal" at the beginning by 'letting the light create the space' - it's still a "goal" and the "result" is what you hoped for - magnificent!

David Neustein · May 31, 2010

Wicked geometry. Contemporary Indonesian architecture.

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bas · May 31, 2010

beautiful. one of the masterpiece of contemporary indonesian architecture.

architist · May 31, 2010


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Tonzz · May 31, 2010

love how the architect playing the light, the light also gives texture to the wall, also like the roof garden ( pot garden )

for Indonesian: suka pada permainan arsitek pada cahaya, cahaya tersebut juga memberikan tekstur pada dinding, dan suka roof gardenya jg ( atau taman pot lebih tepat )

Kenneth · May 31, 2010

Nice play with light from Adi Purnomo!


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