Lecture Series 01 – How To Think Like An Architect

Architecture, architectural are sometimes used in daily conversation to describe a way of building something or system or thing that does not have relationship with building and profession of architect. Architect as profession is a protected by law has a responsiblity to create a comfortable, safe built environment which define a way to create good building. To define one good building is not easy, there are various factor such as how the innovation building system addressed by, how the building responding to the philosophy, urban – rural location, and art context. These key factors will define the architecture based our our specific culture and climate which will be key considerations on this short architecture course.

We are gladly to inform that OMAH will host one semester in next 6 months. The lectures will shape basic understanding on how to think like an architect.To think like an architect, the lecture will address key factor stated above, such as:

– Architect as profession consists set of capability which striving a mastery to understand each phase of design from conceptual, schematic, construction drawing to site supervision. It’s one way to be responsible of what architect’s draws, to understand the design and product, thought and drawing.
– Experimenting architecture, understanding innovation in architecture, one construction and another deconstruction as matter of tectonics in building system and phenomenology in history.
– Design Behaviour setting, in relationship of one space to another to accommodate specific culture, programs and the need of good social value.
– Urban Design and its relationship with architecture, in understanding the meaning and implications of set back line in architecture, building massing, Floor aspect ratio , and urban design guideline to achieve social value.
– Ethics in architecture as obligation to serve society, a question for technics to help people to create social house. Do we need participation in architect’s profession or are we mislead the term participation in architecture. How the profession established in other countries to address the need of architects. Participation or isolation in architect’s profession.
– About Architecture Studio, in understanding types of architecture firm. We need to look into how the architects forming the practice and raise the question to understand in specific about what is needed for the future considering various types of projects, typology, and demand of architect’s role to create beautiful built environment.
We invited students and fresh graduates for our mini lecture series or brown bag. Its all about sharing How to think like an architect.. Its all discussing the possible answer of :

What is and How architect’s as profession evolve ?
What is needed for preparing yourself to understand or be good architect?
How to establish a best practice architect’s profession as development of best architecture quality in Indonesia?
Why architect as profession is important ? or what is the ethic to maintain good architect’s profession among one another which is public to architect or client to architect, or architect to architect as collegue ?

We gladly welcome you, architecture students, practitioners, and enthusiasts, to join all the lectures and to exchange ideas and thoughts about the topics.This free short course will only provide 25 seats maximum; so it is very important to register and to commit to participate in all of the lectures. Your commitment is required here as to not only enable you to reserve your place, but also to ensure that you will get the benefit out of it at best. We will also grant you a certificate by the end of the series to appraise your commitment.

Please kindly register by e-mailing us your personal information by email to omahlibrary.reservation@gmail.com. Please feel free to join.
We are looking forward to having you here! Studying, graduating, working in the ubiquity of the architecture field every day truly can make us, the now and future architects, numb about how it is really to think like one.

The lecture eagers to preserve our spirit to be able to enjoy working in our now and future profession. Through this first architecture short course in 2015, comprising 6-once a month lectures, we aim to refresh our mind and to invite you to reflect about our everyday challenges in this field. The topics cover:

31 January 2015 : Architect as Profession by David hutama
14 February 2015 : Experimenting Architecture by Setiadi Sopandi
14 March 2015: Design Behaviour Setting by Avianti Armand
25 April 2015: Urban Design and Its Relationship with Architecture by Denis Indramawan
9 May 2015: Ethics in Architecture as Obligation to Serve Society by Endy Subijono,
6 June 2015: Architecture Studio by Sonny Sutanto

OMAH collaborated with UPH architecture to strengthen knowledge of architecture, eventough it’s a collaboration, the lecture is free and open for everyone. Thank you

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