Marco Kusumawijaya


Marco is an architect trained in Universitas Katolik Parahyangan in Bandung (1986) and K.U. Leuven (1990). He is co-founder of Rujak Center for Urban Studies (RCUS) in 2010 and has been its director since. He was chair of Jakarta Arts Council in 2006-2010. His notable works include reconstruction of 23 villages in post-tsunami Aceh (2005-2007) and Salihara Arts Center in Jakarta. He set up and built Bumi Pemuda Rahayu sustainability learning center in 2011.
He has published four books and numerous articles in newspapers and magazines. RCUS’s current main programme is “Citizen Urbanism” in 8 cities in Indonesia. It works with communities to co-produce urban knowledge and actionable initiatives.

Find out more about Marco’s ideas on community.

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About p.r.santoso

I am an architect from Bandung, Indonesia; finished Masters of Urbanism in Department of Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology on Summer 2016. Other than architecture and urbanism, I also enjoy good food, cooking, singing, travelling and idea sharing.

2 thoughts on “Marco Kusumawijaya

  1. salam Marco,
    hope o have a chat on thursd in Bouwk Delft
    ir Theo Stucken arch Alumni TuD (anak Solo)
    see you


  2. hi p.r. santoso
    Say SELAMAT JALAN to Marco. I could not make it todfay to the LIBRARY
    shortage of time as Always.
    Hope to see you in JULY at your Masters anyway
    regards ———————-Theo Stucken alum ThD


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