Ahmad Djuhara
b. 1966, d. 27 March 2020

1966 - 27 March 2020 

Ahmad Djuhara is an Indonesian architect born in Jakarta in 1966. He studied architecture at the Parahyangan Catholic University in Bandung, Indonesia, graduating in 1991.

He has won several awards for his work, among them the Indonesian Institute of Architects (IAI) Award for the Sugiharto Steel House (2002) and for Wisnu House (2008), both located in Jakarta. In 2004, Mr. Djuhara founded the architecture firm djuhara+djuhara with his wife, Wendy Djuhara, who he had first men while they were both students of architecture at Parahyangan Catholic University in Bandung, Indonesia. The firm has received several IAI Awards, including for their Shining Stars Kindergarten and Tanah Teduh House projects, both located in Jakarta.

He has also long been a member of mAAN (modern Asian Architecture Network) and was appointed the mAAN Indonesia Vice Coordinator in 2008. He was one of the founders of the Indonesia Young Architects (AMI), and was elected President of the Indonesian Institute of Architects (IAI) for 2015-2018, and was re-elected for a second term in 2018.

On 27 March 2020 he passed away from COVID-19.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture

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