Kemas Ridwan Kurniawan

Professor of Architectural History, Urban Heritage

Ph.D (UCL) M.Sc (UCL) ST (UI)

Kurniawan obtained his ‘Sarjana Teknik’ (ST) Degree in Architecture from Universitas Indonesia in 1995, and finished his Ph.D degree from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL) in 2005, where he previously also took a Master program (M.Sc) in Architectural History. His research interest is about socio-cultural history of Indonesian architecture and urbanism, in relation to the context of colonialism and postcolonialism. Besides this such research, he also carries out other research related to tradition and modernism, and participated in various International and National seminars/workshops on such topics. He is the author of ‘Postcolonial History of Architecture and Urbanism; Power and Space of Indonesian Tin Mining in Bangka Island’ (2011) and ‘The Hybrid Architecture of Colonial Tin Mining Town of Muntok’ (2013). Some of his articles were also published in accredited National and recognized International Journals.