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Micro-libraries and other multi-programmatic spaces

SHAU/ Florian Heinzelmann and Daliana Suryawinata will share about their recent works featuring award-winning 'microlibraries' and other multi-programmatic public spaces in Indonesia. 'Microlibraries' have a mission: to increase reading interest by creating socially-performative community spaces with environmentally-conscious design and materials, which aim to serve low-income neighbourhoods. Microlibrary Warak Kayu is the latest addition to the collection, an example of SHAU's passive climate design, material and typology experimentation for the tropical context.

About our presenters:

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Daliana Suryawinata and Florian Heinzelmann are founders of SHAU Rotterdam-Bandung (, instagram:@shauarchitects). SHAU works on multiple scales and typologies with a cultural-environmental agenda. Their work includes public spaces, vertical housing, visionary master plans and microlibraries.

Among other awards, SHAU has received several Architizer A+ Awards, INDE.Awards 2018 ‘Influencer’ category, Small Firm of the Year in Sustainable Architecture from the American Architecture Prize 2017, Silver Prize from Lafarge-Holcim Award Asia-Pacific 2017 and was shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2019.

Prior to establishing SHAU, Daliana and Florian studied at Berlage Institute Rotterdam. Daliana worked for OMA, MVRDV and West8 and taught master courses at The Why Factory TU Delft with topics ranging from ‘Superkampung Jakarta’ to ‘World Wonders’. Florian was a project architect at UNStudio in Amsterdam. He was a researcher, master course tutor and Solar Decathlon project manager at TU Delft and completed his PhD research on adaptive daylight structures at the TU Eindhoven. Florian is currently a visiting senior fellow at National University of Singapore, Department of Architecture.

Presentation and Q+A

Date: Wednesday 09 September 2020

Time: 18:00 - 19:30 AEST* Melbourne (UTC +10)

Venue: Online - ABP Zoom Webinar

Event link: Once you have registered for the event, the event link will be sent to you via your Eventbrite confirmation email and reminder emails.

* Amsterdam: Wednesday 09 September 2020, 10:00 - 11:30; CEST
* Singapore: Wednesday 09 September 2020, 16:00 - 17:30; SGT
* Dubai: Wednesday 09 September 2020, 12:00 - 13:30; GST
* London: Wednesday 09 September 2020, 09:00 - 10:30; BST
* NYC: Wednesday 09 September 2020, 04:00 - 05:30; EDT
* Los Angeles: Wednesday 09 September 2020, 01:00 - 02:30; PDT

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