• University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heading Home with Asteroid Sample

    After nearly five years in space, the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is on its way back to Earth with an abundance of rocks and dust from near-Earth asteroid Bennu University Communications and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Monday, May 10, 2021 at 1:23 p.m. Arizona time, the University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx spacecraft fired its main engines full… [Continue Reading]

    University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heading Home with Asteroid Sample
  • To build world’s best-ever capital, copy Canberra

    By Phil Anderson, director and founder of Property Share Market Economics, and the writer of The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking. The article is originally published in The Jakarta Post on September 14, 2019  Some years back in London, the enterprising duo of John Bird and Gordon Roddick hit upon an idea to… [Continue Reading]

    To build world’s best-ever capital, copy Canberra
  • Engaging millennials in business

    Text: Sudibyo Wiradji  Originally published in The Jakarta Post on March 12, 2019  In the world of business, start-ups and established companies must be highly familiar with innovation, one of the crucial components of growth and expansion. With Indonesia’s upcoming demographic bonus, the government has high hopes for its millennial generation, also called the Now… [Continue Reading]

    Engaging millennials in business
  • Cosmas Batubara: National Housing Mastermind

    Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photos by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design, Dec 2017. Cosmas Batubara is one of the most consistent figures when it comes to playing a role in the country’s property development. He once took roles as minister of public housing and minister of manpower during the late… [Continue Reading]

    Cosmas Batubara: National Housing Mastermind
  • Rotterdam – Architectural Medley in Europe’s Largest Port

    Text: Joshua Paundra People rarely put Rotterdam on the top of their agenda as a place to visit on their journey in the Netherlands. Situated by the river Maas, the third largest city in the Netherlands is also known as the largest port city in Europe. Yet, the city is not always about business. Spend… [Continue Reading]

    Rotterdam – Architectural Medley in Europe’s Largest Port
  • A Day in Toulouse

    Discovering France’s pink city on foot. Text & photos: Aulia R. Sungkar (published in The Jakarta Post/JPlus on Feb. 28, 2016). Toulouse gets a fraction of the visitors received by other cities in France such as Bordeaux, Nice or Lyon. However, the metropolis of about a half million souls has many charms, a crackling cultural… [Continue Reading]

    A Day in Toulouse
  • Built to last

    Words: Aulia R. Sungkar Photos: Courtesy of Levi’s Originally was published in JPlus on April 19, 2015. Levi’s brand whiz Chip Bergh is bringing the blue jeans pioneer back to its glory with sustainability, innovation and social media approaches. How to take proper care of a pair of denims has been a subject of debate… [Continue Reading]

    Built to last
  • Irwan Musry – Ahead of His Time

    By Aulia R. Sungkar  Originally published in the J-Plus edition of The Jakarta Post on April 26, 2015 Business leader Irwan Danny Musry shares his recipe for building his company, achieving success and his reverence for the “king”. Irwan Mussry has woven his way through Jakarta traffic from the airport on this Thursday morning to… [Continue Reading]

    Irwan Musry – Ahead of His Time
  • Kikuo Ibe: Unbreakable teamwork in creating the shock of the new

    By Aulia R. Sungkar. Published in The Jakarta Post on January 18, 2014. Photos courtesy of horalatina.com, Danu Kuntoaji  Kikuo Ibe became a pioneer in the world of watches because of a dream, his team and a refusal to crack under pressure. The Japanese had loved the durable watch his father gave him as a high school graduation… [Continue Reading]

    Kikuo Ibe: Unbreakable  teamwork in creating the  shock of the new
  • Stephen Pimbley: Creating Landmarks in Asia

    Under the helm of Stephen Pimbley, an award-winning international architectural consultancy SPARCH has over the last 10 years delivered a diverse range of landmark projects from its studios in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Malaysia, Shanghai and Singapore. During his short visit to Jakarta, Pimbley shared with Indonesia Design contributor Aulia R. Sungkar his design philosophy and… [Continue Reading]

    Stephen Pimbley: Creating Landmarks in Asia
  • LADY DEWI SUKARNO: A Reflection of Beauty

    An exclusive interview and written by Aulia R Sungkar…Photography by Loepy…published in the 7th Edition of PMR Magazine S’pore, April 2010. Beauty is the artwork that creates the charming in life of the Indonesian former first lady. A warm chat with Lady Dewi Sukarno, widow of the late former Indonesian President Soekarno during a lunch… [Continue Reading]

    LADY DEWI SUKARNO: A Reflection of Beauty