Biography & Selected Projects In Bali & Overseas!

Arsitag.com – Agung Budi Raharsa started study Interior Design in 1993 and switch to studied architecture in 1994 then graduated from Gadjah Mada University Jogjakarta in 2000 he moved to Bali.

He has been more than 20 years experienced, he spends most of his time working with his architectural projects in Bali, Indonesia and overseas (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Maldive, India, China, Hongkong, Palao, Philipina, Kuwait, Qatar, Dubai, France, Africa, Seychelles, Sao Tome & Principe, Mexico, Caribbean, Las Vegas Nevada America, Brasil, Australia, Palao Island, South Korea,.. & many more countries). More than 180 architecture projects and more than 40 interior projects also furniture as his experiences consists of private house, villas, resort, offices, hotel, commercial, factory, hospitality, housing, school, restaurant, club-house, spa, apartment, furniture, and sculptures.

Most of these projects have been realized and some others are still under construction and some are yet to be built.

Since 2007 He is CEO & Co-Founder of PT. Baltra Architects – Bali ( www.baltraarchitects.com ). He believes in the role and importance of architecture design in everyday life for clients. Thus, his approach in design is not always concerning about visual delight, that most of the time is taken for granted but rather how it works, how is solves the problem delicately, and how it fundamentally affects the living and its surroundings, in a good way.

In 2019 he is the former with 6 years experience as Senior Architect in Elora Hardy company call IBUKU base in Bali ( www.ibuku.com ) ones biggest bamboo creative designer company overseas, and he did well leading some projects with nominated for some overseas awards i.e.:

The first – awarded project is TRi Balinese Restaurant In Hong Kong, The Contemporary Balinese Cuisine is the first overseas bamboo project he has done in 2015 which has received a Gold Medal in Hong Kong Casual Dining Restaurant Category of:
– The Best Hong Kong Restaurant Interior Design Awards (HKRIDA) 2016.
– The Best Interior Design New Restaurant in Hongkong Awards 2016.
– Hong Kong Tatler Best Restaurants Guide Awards 2016.
– Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2016.
– Hongkong Restaurant & Bar Awards 2016. (HKRIDA – Casual Dining組).
Please check it on www.imgrum.net – tri restaurant

The 2nd – awarded project has collaborated Ibuku Bali team with DL2A architect from France started in 2014 he was involved in Praia Sundy Beach Eco Resort, Restaurant – Sao Tome & Principe Africa project in Ibuku team then was delayed by 2 years due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa then move forward in 2016 and has completed in mid-2017 which is received a prestigious award from Unesco as – The Versailles Award 2019 for the Restaurant in sector Africa and West Asia.
Please check it on www.sundyprincipe.com

The 3rd – awarded project has collaborated Ibuku Bali team with SCSY architect & HBD Interior from Singapore, he was involved in Dolphin Beach Bar – Sirru Fen Fushi – Dolphin Island Maldives started in 2017 and has completed in mid of 2018 was awarded for some categories i.e.:
– Hospitality Design Awards 2018,
– The Club Readers Awards 2018,
– World Luxury Hotel Awards 2018,
– Travel + Leisure India’s Awards 2018,
– World Travel Awards 2019.
The 120 Luxury Villas are a seamless blend of chic understated Maldivian rustic chic with champagne woods, coral-inspired rugs, and bamboo glass chandeliers. The 200-meter long swimming pool that bisects the island will keep fitness aficionados active. Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is more than just your personal hideaway. The sustainable design development of the striking all-bamboo poolside bar, Onu Onu, offers a selection of classic cocktails paired to gorgeous views of the horizon that was built in 2018 was contributed to the whole process for the success to got awards.
Please check it on www.fairmont-maldives.com

The 4th – the awarded-nominated project has the Riverbend House at Bambu Indah Resort in Sayan Ubud behalf Ibuku team. The project has done in 2018 then reached the finals of 2019 Dezeen Awards. The annual Dezeen Awards identifies the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, and the studio and individuals who produce the most outstanding work. In 2019 two of the finalists are from Indonesia. Being selected as a finalist in their annual awards, therefore, is no feat, and in 2019 Indonesia proudly has two, The Riverbend House is one of them. The awards cover 36-categories. Riverbend House is included in the Hospitality Building category. The appropriately named Riverbend House does this by following the shape of Bali’s Ayung River and uses almost all bamboo to do so. The property offers 220-degrees views and has 2-bedrooms, a living room, and the kitchen with spectacular views of the Ayung River. This year’s 2019 Dezeen Awards will be judged by an international panel of 75-leading architecture and design figures, looking for three key elements: beauty, innovation, and benefits (to both people and planet).
Please check it at Gapurabali.com by this link Riverbend House or directly jump to see on link Indonesian Architects Reach Finals Years 2019 Dezeen Awards

He also believes that good design should be achieved by solving complicated problems with simple and elegant solutions, though he knows, that “good” is never an absolute word. He loves his family, nature, photography, movies, and technologies.
He expertise in: residential building and commercial project design & development, residential villas to fully functional resorts, encompassing conceptual design – planning & development, interior furniture design & production, drawings production, construction management, construction supervision, project budgeting, quantity surveyor, permit processing, marketing analysis, investment engineering, and analysis engineering.

Please visit website links below for the other projects involved reference:
www.architizer.com – pt baltra architects bali
www.architizer.com – agung budi raharsa
www.instagram.com – tri balinese restaurant
www.imgrum.net – tri balinese restaurant
www.instagram.com – permataayungprivateestate
www.bambuindah.com – riverbend
www.bambuindah.com – dine river warung
www.fourseasons.com – sokasi-cooking-school
www.facebook.com – baltraarchitects
www.instagram.com – arunasenggigi

For the selected project please see & check here Arsitag.com – agung budi raharsa
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