Budipradono Architects [bpa] is a research based architectural studio with interdisciplinary practice focus on contemporary lifestyle, hospitality and urban design through an inclusive and rigorous methodology of research, expansive collaboration and experimentation. The works develops through research analysis of practical as well as theoretical issues ranging from program, typology, material, structure, and use, to larger networks of social, environmental and cultural consideration. The scope of [bpa]'s research constantly shifts and expands as each individual project has its own character and specificity of its condition. This strategy is allows bpa to participate in design at different scale-from product design, private residence, to cultural institutions, from installation work to large-scale urban infrastructure. The atmosphere within our office is multi culture and ambitious, but non hierarchical also, team based and friendly, with attention to personal well being The current activities are includes designing the cutting edge private villa, spa and hotel in Bali island, and some private house in Jakarta. bpa like to do experiment with local material such as bamboo, ramp earth, stone etc. for real project or exhibitions and participated on several urban and architecture competitions in many different countries.
Budi Pradono is founder and principal of this cross-disciplinary studio. He studied at Duta Wacana Christian University and at Berlage Institute, Rotterdam. His works are published and exhibited worldwide and awarded with numerous prizes, i.e. Cityscape architecture award, Dubai 2004, Honorable mention of AR Awards for Emerging Architecture, London, 2005, and short listed for World Architecture Festival Award, Barcelona 2008, Silver medal & Honorary diploma INTERARCH, Triennial Architecture, Sofia Bulgaria 2009