Architecture + Indonesia
1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of furnishings and decorations, supervision of construction work, and the examination, restoration, or remodeling of existing buildings.
2. the character or style of building: the architecture of Paris; Romanesque architecture.
3. the action or process of building; construction.
4. the result or product of architectural work, as a building.
5. buildings collectively.
Here are some resources for architecture in Indonesia.
- Academic Paper: “Teaching History for Architectural Students in Indonesia” and other research by Dr. Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan. This paper is presented in the International Conference on ‘Challenges and Experiences in Developing Architectural Education in Asia,’ held by the Department of Architecture Islamic University of Indonesia, June 8 – 10, 2007, in Yogyakarta.
- Asian Historical Architecture: http://www.orientalarchitecture.com/ (photographs)
- Dissertation: “Architecture and the Politics of Identity in Indonesia. A Study of the Cultural History of Aceh” by Izziah Hasan, The University of Adelaide (2009).
- E-Architect: http://www.e-architect.co.uk/indonesia_buildings.htm (architecture news, buildings, and photos)
- Lembaga Sejarah Arsitektur Indonesia (Institute of Indonesian Architectural Historians): http://www.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~fujimori/lsai/lsai.html
- Urbane Indonesia: http://www.urbane.co.id/#/projects (private architecture firm; examples of contemporary buildings & processes)
- Wikipedia Entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_of_Indonesia (covers religious, traditional, palace, colonial, post-independence, and contemporary architecture)
- Wikimedia Commons:http://commons.wikimedia.org/ (do keyword search for architectural images from Indonesia)
- WorldArchitecture.org:http://www.worldarchitecture.org/all-countries/index.asp?countries=detail&no=Indonesia (various resources and links)