KOTA YANG KERING?

Dalam buku For Profit and Prosperity: the Contribution made by Dutch Engineers to Public Works in Indonesia 1800-2000[i], Ravesteijn dan Kop bertutur antara lain tentang rasa heran dan penasaran para ahli teknik sipil… Continue reading

John Allen ‘Three spaces of power’

‘Three spaces of power: territory, networks, plus a topological twist in the tale of domination and authority’, written by John Allen. three spaces

RETRO at 87 TCV

Quy Nhon has its best cappuccino! It is served by RETRO located at Tran Cao Van, one of the quite streets of Quy Nhon. I got to know the café just a day… Continue reading

LaRose Cafe: a little oase between Ga Diêu Trì and tp. Quy Nhơn

If you travel from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City to Quy Nhơn by train, you will stop at Ga Diêu Trì, around 12 km from the city center. You will have no… Continue reading

KANTOR POS. Yang Menghilang dari Wajah Kota.

Kantor Pos barangkali kurang laku saat ini, terutama untuk jasa mengirimkan kartu ucapan selamat. Sekarang, ucapan selamat tahun baru, Idul Fitri atau Natal sudah biasa di’broadcast’ melalui telepon genggam atau kerap lewat sms.… Continue reading

On Scale and Scaling

I believe that everything we see is always relative to something other than the object we examine. But very often we take this scalar relationship for granted, in a sense that we do… Continue reading

LOOK A LITTLE BIT CLOSER: Social Housing Projects in Leuven

It was a rather cold day of October 2014. Han Verschure took us to have an alternative walk in Leuven on the third wednesday of the month. To me, it was a fantastic… Continue reading

Kereta Api

“The novel begins in a railway station”, cerita Calvino. ‘If on a winter’s night a traveller’. Ah sebenarnya tidak begitu; kalimat ini adalah pembuka bab kedua. Bab pertama menceritakan tentang kalian, para pembaca.… Continue reading

BERHIMPUN BERKARYA DAN BERHUNI BERSAMA – PENGALAMAN RAKYAT BRAZIL

[Pernah tayang di Indoprogress, ditampilkan kembali dengan ilustrasi yang lebih mendukung] Sore itu sudah lewat pukul lima, tanggal tiga bulan lima, seminar ‘The Urban Project: Design with/by/for People – Design and Participation in… Continue reading

Lubang Buaya, sebelum Ujung Aspal, Pondok Gede

Ketika saya masih bersekolah di SD Santo Markus, Cililitan (waktu itu juga sudah dibangun SD Santo Markus II di Lubang Buaya), saya sempat ikut aubade untuk peringatan Hari Kesaktian Pancasila Sakti 1 Oktober.… Continue reading