Gunawan Tjahjono Residence
Depok, Indonesia
A Janus house, with two opposing faces that respond in different ways to the encroachment of the urban into its rural setting. The front -- with its walls and pillars of stone -- addresses the urban from the viewpoint of a 'primitive man'. The rear of the house, which faces the remnants of a small plantation, reverses the primal imagery to evoke the figure of a 'modern man in a forest'.

Source: Aga Khan Trust for Culture
Location
Depok, Indonesia
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Events
1996
Variant Names
Gunawan Tjahjono Residence
Building Usages
private residence
residential