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2006 Awards Entries for Culture Heritage Conservation


Hidayatillah Mosque, South Jakarta
Hidayatullah Mosque is located in the Karet area at the border of Central and South Jakarta. The mosque's architecture is a combination of three different cultural influences, namely Bugis, Chinese and Hindu. The building, with its unique and rare combination of architectural styles, displays a part of the history of Indonesia architectural development. In preserving the old mosque, the first phase was to build the annex building including the renovation the mosque back to its original condition. The second phase was to build a three-storey multi- functional al building and corridor. The graveyard was turned into an open park.



House of Ndalem Priyo Margoso, Indonesia

The House of Ndalem Priyo Margoso is a private residential house with over 150 years of history. The house is located in the Kampong area of Kauman Solo which is significant for its batik production since many generations. The architecture of the house is typical of the Javanese style and its structure is still intact as originally. Currently the former residence is used as a home stay for tourists on Java.




House of Sampoerna, Surabaya
The House of Sampoerna is a Dutch colonial-style compound first constructed in 1862 to house a boys' orphanage with a total built area of 3,812 square meters.  The restoration started in October 2002 and finished in August 2003 and covers the front part of the building.   The original central auditorium is now a museum and the east side has been transformed into a unique structure containing a cafe, a shop and art gallery. The building on the west side remains a private residence of the Sampoerna family and is not open to public.  Since its opening in October 2003 until now, the building has attracted a lot of media attention.


Mrs. Lesmana Ningsih Suwito House, South Jakarta
This house is located in an area which used to be the centre of the Jatinegara district that was developed by the Dutch as a housing area for the Dutch Army. The house has been renovated three times from 1965-2005.  Throughout the restoration work, the owner has tried to maintain all the details of the building’s original architecture by maintaining the walls, floors, doors and window frames.



Indonesia Menggugat, Bandang West Java
Indonesia Menggugat is a monument located in the old district in the city of Bandang. The inspiration for restoration and reconstruction of this monument was given by the late Lt. General Dr. Mashudi, president of the University Siliwangi foundation in 1999 and was successfully completed in the three years between 2000 and 2003. The architecture of the monument and its environs play an important part in understanding the political history of Indonesia. 


Rumah Diponegoro 11, Central Jakarta
This two-storey house occupying an area of over 1000 square meters has a unique history, having served as the residence of many prominent persons in Indonesia, including President Soekarno, Indonesia's first president.  As such, the significance of Rumah Diponegoro 11 does not lie in its architectural features alone but also in its rich historical value. A major renovation was made in order to expand the house from a three bedroom residence to add more living space and a library to keep the growing numbers of books and documents. However, the renovation did not detract from the major architectural structure, feature, exterior and interior finishing of the original house.



VOC Galangan Historical Shipyard, Jakarta
Prior to its restoration, the building of the former VOC Shipyard had been used as a rental warehouse for ten years.  The last items kept inside were chemicals and oily liquids. These residual substances had contaminated all areas, both inside the building and the surrounding yards. In January 1998, the new owner of this shipyard building decided to preserve its existence by repairing the damage areas of the building.  The restoration began with cleaning the site and removing some residual chemicals, oil and rubbish during its continued utilization as a warehouse. After restoration, the rooms existing inside the north building function as a cafĂ©, restaurant, gallery and multipurpose room.