Co-founder, SHAU, Indonesia; Urban Design Coordinator, Future Cities Lab, Singapore
Last updated: April 18, 2023
Daliana Suryawinata is an Indonesian architect, currently an Urban Design Coordinator for the Agropolitan Territories at Future Cities Lab in Singapore. Future Cities Lab (FCL) Global is a research collaboration between ETH Zurich and the Singapore universities – National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the Singapore University of Technology and Design to strengthen the capacity of Singapore and Switzerland to research, understand and actively respond to the challenges of global environmental sustainability.
Daliana Suryawinata co-founded SHAU, a multi-awarded architecture office in Indonesia, the Netherlands and Germany together with Florian Heinzelmann and Tobias Hofmann. SHAU’s ambition is to be part of global evolution in design, architecture, and society. They initiate and design projects like ‘Microlibraries’; ‘Vertical Kampung’; ‘Alun Alun Cicendo Steel Park’; and ‘Social Mall’ working together with private investors and key governmental leaders such as Ridwan Kamil (Governor of West Java) and former minister Mari Pangestu.
She completed her undergraduate studies at Tarumanagara University Jakarta, and her postgraduate studies at the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam in 2005.
After her studies, she worked for OMA on the Rothschild Headquarters design in London, MVRDV on KM3 publication and masterplan in China, West8 on the masterplan in Iraq and later she taught master courses at TU Delft (The Why Factory) and the Berlage Institute.
Daliana Suryawinata is a recipient of the Indonesian Diaspora Network Innovation Award 2012, one of 99 most inspiring women by Globe Asia 2019, and 100 women to watch in architecture from Architizer 2021. She is a board member of the Indonesian Diaspora Foundation. She also founded the Liveable Cities Taskforce at the Indonesian Diaspora Network.
She was winner of the Holcim Awards Silver 2017 for Microlibrary in Indonesia which uses simple construction approaches to creatively promote literacy and community in Bandung and across Indonesia. The jury was impressed by the project’s vision of a network of libraries across Indonesia. Especially compelling is the specificity of each individual project.
Daliana Suryawinata will be a member of the Holcim Awards 2023 jury for Asia Pacific.