Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Gedung Sate Governor's Office Of The West Java - by ZRP Papercrafter


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Gedung Sate, is a neo-classical building mixed with native elements that now serves as the governor's office of the West Java province in Indonesia. Located in Bandung, the building was designed by a Dutch architect J. Gerber. Its common name, Gedung sate, is a nickname that translates literally from Indonesian to 'satay building', which is a reference to the shape of the building's central pinnacle - which resemble the shape of one of the Indonesian traditional dish called satay. Built in 1920, the white building is still standing strong, elegant, and now serves as the seat of government buildings in West Java. Gedung sate is on the Dutch East Indies is called Gouvernements Bedrijven (GB), laying the first stone by Johanna Catherina Coops, eldest daughter of the Mayor of London, B. Coops and Petronella Roelofsen, representing the Governor General in Batavia, JP Graaf van Limburg Stirum on July 27, 1920, is the result of a planning team consisting of Ir.J.Gerber, a young architect famous graduates of the Faculty of Engineering Delft Netherlands, Ir. Eh. De Roo and Ir. G. Hendriks and van Bandoeng Gemeente party, headed by Col.. Pur. VL. Slors involving 2000 workers - ZRP Paercrafter

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