About

Realrich Sjarief established R A W Architecture in 2011. He reestablished the long history of craftsmanships in his builder’s family that has been lasted for 3 generations, 60 years of practice since Indonesia Independence. At that time the practice has no name. The relationship between the supervisors and labours was intimate and personal to service some clients. The practice is well known on trust, quality, and its authentic design innovation in the mastery of building construction in Indonesia. RAW Architecture which stands for Realrich Architecture workshop has grown reputations on winning several International and National Architecture design awards including prestigious National Gallery of Indonesia. The firm has worked for more than 300 Architectural projects and 110 open and limited competitions ranged from small scale product design to large scale mixed use development and master planning of more than 200 hectares of development. In 2012, his work, Bare Minimalist was nominated for Indonesian Institute of Architects Jakarta Award. In 2015, National Gallery of Indonesia was nominated for Indonesian Institute of Architects Jakarta Recognition Award, continously Akanaka is nominated as Indonesian Institute of Architects Jakarta Award 2017 and Omah Library won Indonesian Institute of Architects Jakarta Award 2017.

He worked for Norman Foster, well known for integration of Building and Technology. He graduated from Insitute Technology of Bandung, and University of New South Wales which he was awarded International Planning Workshop Award. In Foster and Partners Realrich was involved in several projects such as Masdar Carbon Zero City, YTL Headquarters in Malaysia, and Baku, Azerbaijan TOD linkage. Over the last ten years, Realrich has been involved in major projects throughout Abu Dhabi, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Karachi, Azerbaijan, Timor Leste, Incheon, Philippines and Vietnam.