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Jakarta: The Latest Architecture and News

Indonesian Architect Ahmad Djuhara Dies at 54

Chairman of the Indonesian Architects Association (IAI) Ahmad Djuhara died at the Infection Disease Hospital (RSPI) Sulianti Saroso last Friday afternoon. The news was posted by the IAI, though no cause of death has been confirmed. Djuhara founded the architectural firm Djuhara + Djuhara together with his wife, architect Wendy Djuhara, and was a major voice for architecture and design throughout Indonesia.

Courtesy of Djuhara + Djuhara Courtesy of Djuhara + Djuhara Courtesy of Djuhara + Djuhara Courtesy of Djuhara + Djuhara + 8

7 Winning Unbuilt Projects Submitted by our Readers

Every day we receive hundreds of submission forms from our readers, who want to share their work on our platform. Known for our interest in young talent, we encourage people to communicate their ideas, projects, and views on architecture. In order to share more of our readers’ work, we have rounded up in this first article the winning competition entries from the unbuilt section.

Courtesy of AIDIA STUDIO Courtesy of Ahmed M. Aglan & Haridas Narvekar Courtesy of Studio Jadric Architektur Courtesy of Rian Architects and Designers + 8

Tujuhari Coffee / Studio Kota Architecture

© Peter Sutedja © Kafin Noe'man Studio © Kafin Noe'man Studio © Kafin Noe'man Studio + 20

Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia to Move its Sinking Capital City to Borneo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has announced that the country will relocate its capital Jakarta to the island of Borneo. Taking on concerns of overcrowding, pollution, and income disparity, the move also hopes to address issues of extreme land subsidence. The new city would be built over 800 miles away from the current capital to reimagine one of the world’s fastest sinking cities.

Pondok Indah Bintaro Jaya Hospital / Silver Thomas Hanley

© Fernando Gomulya © Fernando Gomulya © Fernando Gomulya © Alexander Sindhiarta Mulya + 30

Jakarta, Indonesia

EV House / HMP Architects

© Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo + 40

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: HMP Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  315.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

Cliq Coffee / Studio Kota

© Sefval Mogalana © Sefval Mogalana © Sefval Mogalana © Sefval Mogalana + 12

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: Studio Kota
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  200.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

J Residence / DK-LAB

© Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo + 21

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: DK-LAB
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  977.87
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2018

House 13 / INSADA

© INSADA Design Team © INSADA Design Team © INSADA Design Team © INSADA Design Team + 28

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: INSADA
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  333.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

A Box in Disguise / Wahana Architects

© Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo + 31

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: Wahana Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1800.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2009

"Loose or Corroded Bolts" Found as Likely Culprit of Indonesia Stock Exchange Collapse

Loose or corroded joints have been identified as the likely culprit of the collapse of a mezzanine floor at Jarkarta’s Indonesia Stock Exchange on Monday that resulted in injuries to more than 70 people.

According to the Australian Broadcasting Company, a preliminary report released by the Indonesian Ministry of Public Works based on interviews with building management and analysis of CCTV footage found that the structure had possibly failed as a result of weak shear joints from “loose or corroded bolts.”

This scenario could have caused the mezzanine to be vulnerable to high weight concentrations, such as occurred Monday when nearly 100 visiting university students were gathered on the platform.

SR House / nataneka architect

© Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo + 26

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: nataneka architect
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  880.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

Unilever Headquarters / Aedas

© Owen Raggett © Owen Raggett © Owen Raggett © Owen Raggett + 17

  • Architects: Aedas
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  50477.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2017

Broadway Malyan to Design Additional Towers for Jakarta Business Park

Broadway Malyan has been appointed to design eight towers for the CIBIS Business Park, a 12-hectare development in Jakarta, Indonesia. Previously, the firm developed the site’s original masterplan, as well as the design for Tower 9, and has since then been asked to additionally deliver Towers 1 through 8.

The goal of the overall project is to create a business village that reflects Indonesian culture, as well as international characteristics in order to bring people together in shared and mixed-use spaces.

The additional appointments for the other towers will help us to ensure continuity and integrity of the design approach and further the high quality office space in the area, noted Ed Baker, Director of Broadway Malyan.

Arzuria Gallery / SCDA Architects

© Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo + 21

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: SCDA Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  680.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014

Architecture Office in Jakarta / Sonny Sutanto Architects

Courtesy of Sonny Sutanto Architects Courtesy of Sonny Sutanto Architects Courtesy of Sonny Sutanto Architects Courtesy of Sonny Sutanto Architects + 19

RAW Architecture's Office / RAW architecture

© Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo © Mario Wibowo + 23

Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Architects: RAW architecture
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  150.0
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2015

Atkins to Create Transit Oriented Masterplan for Indonesia’s First High Speed Rail Corridor

Atkins has been selected to design a transit-oriented development (TOD) master-plan along the new Jakarta-Bandung high-speed rail (HSR) corridor, the first HSR project in Indonesia. Set for completion by 2019, the corridor will extend 142.3km, stimulating economic growth along the corridor while re-allocating traffic to de-congest the region.

The TOD masterplan will integrate smart planning, land value capture and development/station integration, with Atkins specifically covering "masterplanning, transit oriented development, architecture and urban design, landscape design and station integration for Halim and Manggarai areas."