MovingCities published in the June-July 2013 issue of Mark magazine #44 an interview with leading Indonesian architect Andra Matin. He is a well-kept secret in the architecture world. A major force within contemporary Indonesian architecture, the soft-spoken man is recognized as the helmsman of a generation of independent architects, yet hardly anyone outside his native country knows his name. Locally celebrated but internationally undiscovered, Matin was one of the first Indonesian architects to establish an independent practice after the fall of Suharto in 1998. Read the full interview.Continue reading “Andra Matin | MARK magazine#44”
While in Jakarta we grasped the opportunity to catch up with mamo[architect Adi Purnomo], who, along with Andra Matin, is one of Indonesia’s finest architects; and visited with mamo an older, and so-far unpublished, villa-project: the David and Gita House – in the suburbs of Bogor. A timely moment to have him again on tape and talking.
Delving in our archive to show some older work, we also publish a short Q&A. Continue reading “mamostudio | House in Bogor”