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iD Award Winner – Lifetime Achievement: Budi Lim

In celebration of our 14th anniversary, we are extending our appreciation to those who have made significant contributions to the improvement of design in Indonesia by presenting Indonesia Design Best Design Awards. Here is Budi Lim, winner of Lifetime Achievement award for Heritage Buildings Preservation.


Heritage Buildings Preservation

Budi Lim started his firm Budi Lim Architects in early 1980s after years of study and work in the UK. The bureau serves a wide range of architectural service; from residential to high-rise commercial buildings and from new buildings to numerous heritage conservations. He has interest in historical architecture of Jakarta, as he believes that one should know the city well to be able to understand the city’s contexts and aims for design. He is driven to make life better by connecting people to nature and help them stay rooted to history through space.

He has won the Indonesian Eisenhower Exchange Fellowship and the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for National Archive Building Conservation. He has designed the award-winning Indonesian Pavilion at 2010 World Expo, Shanghai.

With his great reputation, he has been a jury for numerous events, including UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.




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