About Us

URBAN+ is a design studio focus on urban design, planning, architecture, landscape and advisory to the government authorities and private sector in handling the urban development and reshaping the cities throughout Indonesia and Asia. Formed by the leading urban designers in Asia Sibarani Sofian and Ardzuna Sinaga in 2004 as a small studio with the name U+D Studio, currently re-established as URBAN+ has been transforming itself and the key people within it to become the leader of urban design services broadly in Southeast Asia.

Initially work together with several mayor consultant in the field – EDAW, HOK, TAK and AECOM – the studio has been proven as an agile, creative and professionally reputable in handling planning and design issues on any type of development landscape throughout Southeast Asia, China and Middle East for the last 10 years. Our key people had been involved in any strategic design movement that shaped the urban situation in many places in Asia from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Dubai, Bahrain including several cities in China.

From the vision creation to the design execution up to the city planning advisory, URBAN+ is now continuing the effort to make a better urban situation and city development through strategic movement in several cities in Indonesia, including DKI Jakarta, Bandung, Bogor, Surabaya, Solo, etc. in pursuits of ideal cities condition in the future.

By introducing the communication platform between the developer from the business side with the City Leaders and the authorities plus the advisory and training by the team, we believe to keep achieving higher stepping stone to reach our goals of making good cities and great places as the ideal environment to live.

Our Service

With the background of architecture training, we shape ourselves as urban designers, urban planners, landscapers with a background understanding of economists and environmentalists through our journey of experience in the past 12+ years.

As individuals, the founders and principals of URBAN+ have gone through elaborate process through various development condition from the rise of China 15 years ago, the raise of vibrant Middle East 8 years ago, the stable development of Southeast Asia and Central Asia in the past 6 years and lately the dynamic strategic development of Indonesia.

The collaborative and interdisciplinary way of working ensures that we create and plan places that are appreciative of context and grounded in local conditions. Our way of works allows us to easily collaborate with many disciplines and various types of consultant services such property analyst, environmentalist, transport planner and up to contractors to ensure the holistic and integrated deliveries not to only satisfy the client and stakeholders but also to achieve our common goal step by step.

Our approach delivers imaginative and sustainable solutions in enhancing the quality of life and affect the process the cultural transformation of urban population in the upcoming developed area. Underpinning all work is a commitment to innovation, design sophistication and best value for client and community. From envisioning cities and creating new communities to reshaping urban realm, our experiences address the complexity of changing world into an endless possibility of positive movement and better future.

Team

Bogor TOD Master Plan

Bogor Train Station is revitalized to become the acitivity and transit hub of Bogor city through the Transit Oriented Development initiative. The 6.9 ha site of ongoing train station with 120,000 trip and 60,000 passenger per day will be transformed to be a modern mixed use center with connectivity to all direction of the city, together with the improvement of pedestrian area and introduction to public transport interchange (busway and taxi).

Bandung Metro Capsule Master Plan

Bandung will implement it’s first public mass transport scheme in form of metro-capsule, a small and light but agile solution for the down town of Bandung connecting Bandung Railway station with the key downtown destinations such as Pasar Baru, Tegallega memorial. Total length is 6km and phase one will be 2.4 km. The service include urban design scheme for public area along the corridor and stations.

Kiara Artha Park, Bandung

Kiara Artha Park is planned to be an integrated Mixed use center for Bandung.The 14 ha site is geared towards a well balanced green and development where a park themed after Asia Africa Conference is placed to be green oasis for the development. URBAN+ role as masterplanner, schematic architecture and landscape coordinator for the project.

Kuala Lumpur River of Life International Design Competition

Revitalization of 10.7 km of the Klang and Gombak rivers to reconnect the river back into the urban fabric. It aims to rejuvenate the river and opening up development potential of inner city. Integrated approach between environment, transportation, economics and urban design are key to the winning scheme which is now being implemented with total project value of MYR 400 million.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Bandung Technopolis

Bandung is planning for it’s Sattellite city that will be planned as model new town for Indonesia and region with the intention to bring in the technopreneur to Bandung, one of the Creative City in Indonesia. The master plan involve sustainability and smart city planning principle while maintaining the local wisdom.

*this project is completed while at previous company

BSD Intermodal Hub Master Plan

Serve as Intermodal Station for 6,000 ha masterplan new town of Bumi Serpong Damai, the 42 ha Intermodal station will be the hub for Serpong-Jakarta Commuter train and 6 internal bus rapid train system that is being planned. High volume of ridership between BSD new town and city of Jakarta present huge opportunities for the project with integration of train, bus, taxi and future Business and Commercial district mixed with residential and 15,000 student campus town of Atma Jaya next door.

*this project is completed while at previous company

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Bandung Metro Capsule Master Plan

Bandung will implement it’s first public mass transport scheme in form of metro-capsule, a small and light but agile solution for the down town of Bandung connecting Bandung Railway station with the key downtown destinations such as Pasar Baru, Tegallega memorial. Total length is 6km and phase one will be 2.4 km. The service include urban design scheme for public area along the corridor and stations.

Muara Baru Port Fishery Center

The flagship of Maritime and Fisheries Ministry, Muara Baru Port project is the revitalization of the prime fisheries port in Java island. With the programs of enhancing the capacity and shaping the clean distribution of Indonesia fishery industry, the projects is taken care by the ministry and state own company under the supervision of the Deputy Minister.

Melawai and Cawang Pedestrian Path Revitalization

One of the priority of the previous Governor leadership, this project had been built and providing a fresh pedestrian path as a real connection of several areas in Blok M in South of Jakarta. Heavily involved in a very long process from the planning, design, socialization up to the supervision over the construction process, the project bring a new dimension to the urban design experience of the team members. Being acknowledged by the city officials and also appreciated widely by Jakarta citizen, the very first public works project were inpired the continuation of the studio involvement within public works project.

Palmerah , Mahakam & Istiqlal Area Pedestrian Path Revitalization

Still one of the priority of the previous Governor leadership, this project had been built and providing a fresh pedestrian path as a real connection of several areas in Blok M in South of Jakarta. Heavily involved in a very long process from the planning, design, socialization up to the supervision over the construction process, the project bring a new dimension to the urban design experience of the team members.

Kuala Lumpur River of Life International Design Competition

Revitalization of 10.7 km of the Klang and Gombak rivers to reconnect the river back into the urban fabric. It aims to rejuvenate the river and opening up development potential of inner city. Integrated approach between environment, transportation, economics and urban design are key to the winning scheme which is now being implemented with total project value of MYR 400 million.

*this project is completed while at previous company

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Bogor TOD

Bogor Train Station is revitalized to become the acitivity and transit hub of Bogor city through the Transit Oriented Development initiative. The 6.9 ha site of ongoing train station with 120,000 trip and 60,000 passenger per day will be transformed to be a modern mixed use center with connectivity to all direction of the city, together with the improvement of pedestrian area and introduction to public transport interchange (busway and taxi).

Kiara Artha Park, Bandung

Masterplan of 13 Ha mixed use development. The park is dedicated for Asia Africa conference Park and linked all development with the continuous tram track. Central Park of Kiara development has a significant lake as a water prevention from flood as function as recreational garden and tribute to the international conference in Bandung.

BSD Intermodal Hub

Serve as Intermodal Station for 6,000 ha masterplan new town of Bumi Serpong Damai, the 42 ha Intermodal station will be the hub for Serpong-Jakarta Commuter train and 6 internal bus rapid train system that is being planned. High volume of ridership between BSD new town and city of Jakarta present huge opportunities for the project with integration of train, bus, taxi and future Business and Commercial district mixed with residential and 15,000 student campus town of Atma Jaya next door.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Senayan City

Senayan City is a mixed-use development contains of 7 storey shopping mall, hotel, office, and apartment tower within 200,000 m2 GFA It. has radial concept of retail creates a better premium outlet along the main atrium and curvilinear retail.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Central Park Mixed Use Development

Central park meant to be oasis for podomoro city complex in Jakarta. Consist of more than 450,000 m2 development area of shopping retail, apartment, hotel and office tower.
Providing large open space area as a lung for the development and has concept of nature snail shape and mushroom element to mimicing the nature figure. In 2011 become shortlisted WAF and best of mixed use development in Indonesia in 2012 by Pacific Property Award.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Grand Dharmahusada Lagoon

Dharmahusada is one of exclusive landed residential in Surabaya near many amenities and universities. Since the demand for residential unit was increase, PT PP properti tried to accomodate and give several injection to make a life of the development and surrounded environment by adding 360,000 m2 developable area and 15,000 m2 retail for supporting facilities.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Intermark Mixed Use

Comprising of several function for apartment tower, offices, hotel, shop houses and single ballroom within 50,000 m2 is a challenge to coordinate those function in limited 1 Ha site area development.

*this project is completed while at previous company

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Asia Africa Park, Bandung

Asia Africa Park is planned on approximately 2 hectares of land in the Kiara Condong area. The Park will be the central piece of the emerging Kiara Condong development, east of Bandung City Center.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Garuda Wisnu Kencana Phase 2

Detailing Phase 2 area based on AECOM’s masterplan. The area consist of maze garden, lotus pond, and the grotto, along with the ceremonial axis from main entrance to the statue of Wisnu.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Unilever Headquarter

The landscape for Unilever’s Jakarta HQ provides a structured and very attractive setting for business activities. The terraces, plazas and walkways provide logical, comfortable routes for pedestrians.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Milton Creek Country Park

Funded by Thames Gateway Parkland, the new riverside park at Milton Creek is a catalyst for the regeneration of Sittingbourne's historic creekside wharves. The design proposals balance the demands of biodiversity, flood defence, landscape, recreation, tourism, interpretation, public art, heritage, navigation and a new mixed use district.

*this project is completed while at previous company

Minsmere Discovery Nature

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) commission to redesign and extend the existing visitor centre, create a new family discovery zone and re-work the circulation system from arrival - car park - visitor facilities - departure.

*this project is completed while at previous company

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Yugo Phurbojoyo

Senior Urban Designer

Vallin Tsarina

Senior Urban Designer

Wagiono Bustami

Urban Designer

Sinta Isfandiary Ainsyah

Urban Designer

Daniel Caesar Pratama

Urban Designer

Billy Gerrardus Santo

Urban Designer

Siti Raihane Aisya

Urban Designer

Muhammad Regy Septian

Urban Designer

Florenthius Agung

Landscape Architect

Gita Andriani

Landscape Architect

Aris Nuryahya Ilham

Senior Architect

Andreas Kurniyantoro

Architect

Fiona Gracia

Architect

Budi Setyo Widodo

Architect

Richard Makal

Architect

Fandy Azis

Architect

Gwendy Widjaja

Head of Finance/Accounting and Business Support

Fitria Heriani

Administration

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Contact

URBAN+
(PT Studio Rancang Urban Selaras)
APL Tower – Central Park, Podomoro City, 28th Floor
Jl. Let. Jend. S. Parman Kav. 28, Grogol – Petamburan,
Jakarta Barat 11470, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
T +62 21 29541743