Andra Matin
An Indonesian architect, both Isandra Matin Ahmad the man and the firm that bears his name, andramatin, are known for clean, modern creations that attempt to use space in a way that reflects and is sensitive to its environment. Andra Matin is one of the founders of Arsitek Muda Indonesia (Young Architects of Indonesia, AMI), which has greatly influenced the progress of architecture in Indonesia. His publications include Haikk! In 2008 by Borneo publications. A frequent lecturer at universities and architecture seminars, he has won numerous awards including the Association of Indonesian Architects (Ikatan Arsitektur Indonesia, IAI), in 1999 and 2002, 2006 and in 2012. His work has also appeared in various international media, including several issues in Japanese architecture magazine, GA Houses. Inspired by his great love of travel, contemporary jazz and art house films to name a few important muses, Andra Matin continues to search out experiences to influence and develop his ideas further, towards the next evolution.