Contributor: David Hutama Setiadi

David Hutama is currently chair of architecture in Universitas Pelita Harapan in Jakarta. Together with Avianti Armand and Robin Hartanto co-edited ‘Home: a Studio Talk’, published by UPH Press. He was one of the curators of the Indonesia Pavilion for Venice Architecture Biennale in 2018.

Sunyata: The Poetics of Emptiness

Where European architecture starts with the exterior shape of the building, Asian buildings are imagined from the inside out. Curators of the acclaimed Indonesia Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018, Ary Indra and David Setiadi, elucidate how 'emptiness' is sculpted in Indonesian architecture, one remarkable building at a time.