Sandar House / Atelier Riri

© Richard Salampessy & Dean Martin Saerang

Architects: Atelier Riri
Location: Duta Bintaro, ,
Project Directors: Novriansyah Yakub
Constructed Area: 58 sqm
Site Area: 130 sqm
Project Year: 2008
Photographs: Richard Salampessy, Dean Martin Saerang

© Richard Salampessy & Dean Martin Saerang

This house which has project value of $ 11,200, stands on a five-squares area. Savings conducted by adding pattern of the space which still uses the former building’s structure module, the former ceramics, the former tiles, and also bamboo materials and the dominant exposed cement.

The building renovation of 36 Meter square to 58 Meter square. Main entrance orientation has been modified into the side (garden) in order that the potential of the garden can be more enjoyable.

© Richard Salampessy & Dean Martin Saerang

Even though the inside space of the house is small, however its interior made is intended to save space. For example, unification of communal spaces; living room, dining room, and pantry. Creating a built-in cupboard can be considered to save space as well.

The former living room modified into a master bedroom, therefore private area practically is concentrated in one area.

site plan

To create a safety and aesthetic elements, folding curtain made in front of the hall next to the building. The folding curtain was made from a combination of iron plates and fiber-cement board.

Shape of the roof is made with one lane in order to have more practical installation. The chosen colors for the house are natural ones, along with the purpose that the house will become dominant and fits the surrounding nature.

Cite: "Sandar House / Atelier Riri" 07 Nov 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 25 May 2015. <>