Ciputra: Developing to Empower the Next Generation

Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photo by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design, Dec 2017. The figure of Dr. (HC) Ir. Ciputra has inked in the history of property development in Indonesia. With over 50 years of property expertise under his belt, he has successfully built milestones with uncountable numbers of property products from Sumatra all the way to Papua as well as in other countries like Vietnam, China, Cambodia and India. His venture i … [Read more...]

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 Soeharto’s administration, and has until today involved with numerous property projects. His long-standing experience, outstanding leaders … [Read more...]

Hendro S. Gondokusumo: On the Right Track

Interview by Aulia R. Sungkar Photos by Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in the 14th anniversary edition of Indonesia Design,  Dec 2017 It has been more than four decades since Hendro S. Gondokusumo founded his property company in the early 1970s. He started his venture with construction of housing compound projects of Cilandak Garden Housing in South Jakarta and Darmo Satellite Town in Surabaya. Listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) since 1990, PT Intiland Development Tbk as t … [Read more...]

Yogyakarta Home to New Artotel

Yogyakarta is home to ARTOTEL Group’s newest Artotel Hotel. Located at Jalan Kaliurang Km.5.6 No.14, Caturtunggal, Sleman, ARTOTEL Yogyakarta boasts modern architecture with touches of local culture—a characteristic shared by all ARTOTEL hotels. This amalgamation of modernity and local wisdom gives the hotel unique persona, true to the ARTOTEL’s vision of providing hospitality services in its art-inspired designer hotels. From the brass slider to substitute stairs from the 2nd floor to the 1st fl … [Read more...]

6 Café Instagramable di Jakarta

Memposting foto di sosial media sudah menjadi gaya hidup di seluruh kalangan. Kini Instagram merupakan salah satu sosial media yang sedang diminati generasi muda. Di Instagram, visual menjadi hal yang paling utama demi mendapatkan banyak like. Foto yang bagus dan mengundang banyak like, yang menjadikan foto tersebut Instagramable kalau kata anak milenial. Banyak anak muda yang sengaja hunting lokasi atau spot yang menarik. Mulai dari tempat wisata hingga cafe dan restoran dengan dekorasi … [Read more...]

Intiwhiz Kembangkan Hotel Kapsul di Mojokerto

PT Intiwhiz International melakukan inovasi baru dalam pengembangan Hotelnya, dalam bentuk hotel kapsul yang diberi nama Whiz Capsule Hotel di kawasan Trawas Mojokerto, Jawa Timur. Whiz Capsule Trawas akan memberikan pengalaman yang berkesan bagi siapapun yang menginap, dengan fasilitas-fasilitas yang tak kalah lengkap dengan hotel lainnya. Fasilitas yang disediakan di dalam ruangan kapsul, diantaranya televisi, earphone, meja baca, pendingin ruangan, dan dilengkapi dengan Lampu Baca demi … [Read more...]

Intiwhiz Resmikan Whiz Prime Hotel Basuki Rahmat Malang

PT Intiwhiz International, salah satu perusahaan PT Intiland Development, Tbk, secara secara resmi membuka hotel ke-21 nya, Whiz Prime Hotel Basuki Rahmat Malang, pada Sabtu 11 November 2017. Pembukaan (grand launch) dihadiri oleh jajaran papan atas Intiwhiz dan Intiland. Dengan lokasi yang sangat strategis di tengah kota, tepatnya berada di Jalan Basuki Rahmat No.85–87 Malang, Jawa Timur; hotel ini hanya berjarak 5 menit menuju Alun-alun Kota Malang, Stasiun Kereta Api Malang, Pusat P … [Read more...]

InterContinental Bandung: The Green Sanctuary

Words: Aulia R. Sungkar. Photos: Ricky Adrian. Originally published in Indonesia Design, Oct-Nov 2017 edition. Beautifully nestled on the hill of Dago Pakar, this InterContinental Hotel has become the pride of Bandung for its green design and natural surroundings, along with facilities that cater to those seeking leisure, MICE and wedding destinations. Heading northwest of Bandung will take you to a pine forest and natural park popularly known as Dago Pakar. This is where your eyes … [Read more...]

Convenient & Lucrative

Words: Aulia R. Sungkar Originally published in Indonesia Design Magazine, Nov-Dec 2016 issue  Surabaya has grown considerably as both an industrial and commercial city, while Juanda International Airport has become an important hub connecting Java with eastern Indonesia. This has led to a need for urban-living residences near the airport. The Amega Crown Residence is currently under construction as the first 'aerotropolis' in the nation's second-largest city. An “aerotropolis” is a … [Read more...]

The High Life: Alila Solo’s Agra Rooftop Bar & Lounge

Words: Aulia R. Sungkar Photos: Bagus Tri Laksono Originally published in Indonesia Design Magazine, Sept-Oct. 2016 issue Solo is known for its culinary treats, including the city’s plethora of F&B establishments that are open until the wee hours. Going up to the 29th floor of Alila Solo is Agra Rooftop Bar & Lounge, the highest entertainment venue in Central Java that has attracted a hip crowd since its opening in March. Clad in contemporary design, this Solo’s only rooftop han … [Read more...]