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Jakarta Post

Faces representing Indonesian architecture today

  • Mira Vitania

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, November 14 2010   /  12:39 pm

Over the past decade, Indonesian architects have redefined and rediscovered Indonesian architecture. By consistently building and experimenting, they have created a new face for contemporary Indonesian architecture.

Their efforts have paid off. Now the world has begun to recognize the remarkable work of Indonesian architects, many of whom have won several contests. Indonesians have also begun to acknowledge architecture by adoring tall buildings and skyscrapers that flourish in cities across the country that have been designed by local architects.No doubt Indonesian architects have shaped this country and its society. Through the distinctive character of Indonesian architecture that they have brought to the surface, they have changed the perspective about Indonesian architecture and changed society to be the part of architecture as well.But who would care to write about the people...