Curriculum Vitae

Name: Johannes WIDODO
Present Appointment: Associate Professor
Contact Information: 
Office: Department of Architecture, SDE3, 4 Architecture Drive
Singapore 117566, Phone: 65168862, Fax: 67793078
E-mail:
Research Areas:
Urban History, Morphology & Typology (SE Asian cities), Modern Asian Arch.
Chinese Diaspora Culture & Urbanism, Heritage Conservation
Teaching Areas:
History & Theory of Architecture, Architectural Design, Urban Design
SE Asian Architecture, Architectural Morphology & Typology, Singapore Studies
Academic/Professional Qualifications:
Architectural Engineer (Ir.), Parahyangan Catholic University, Bandung, Indonesia (1984)
Master of Architecture (M.Arch.), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium (1988)
Ph.D. in Architecture, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (1996)
Registered Architect (Indonesia), Professional Member of Indonesian Institute of Architects
Affiliate of UNESCO-ICCROM Asian Academy for Heritage Management, Bangkok
Awards/Honours (Post-PhD):
Best Published Article in the DoCoMoMo Journal 29 (September 2003)
Excellent Prize winner in the Intenational essay competition of Tokyo as an International City, Japan (1993)
Singapore Studies Module Incentive Award for Semester 2 AY 2005/06 for SSD2213
Career History:
Lecturer (1984-1998), Senior Lecturer (1998-2000), Head of Architecture Department (1996-1999), Parahyangan Catholic University, Indonesia
Jury, UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation (2002-present)
Scientific Committee member, International Forum on Urbanism (iFoU), Delft University of Technology (2005-present)
Member of ICOMOS International Training Committee (CIF) & National Committee (Indonesia) (2002-present)
Executive Editor, Journal of Southeast Asian Architecture (2001-present)
Administrative Leadership:
Executive Core & Coordinator for SE Asia of modern Asian Architecture Network (mAAN) (2000 - present)
Director of CASA (Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture), NUS (2007 - )
Acting Deputy Head (Research), Department of Architecture, NUS (10.2009 - )
Professional/Consulting Activities:
Senior Architect & Urban Designer, PT. Bhumi Preanger Studio, Bandung, Indonesia (1992-2000)
Announcer, NHK Radio Japan (1992-1996)
Major Publications (Maximum of 3):
2004 The Boat and The City, Marshall Cavendish Academic (ISBN 981-210-253-1)
2006 Two chapters in The Past in The Present - Architecture in Indonesia (ISBN 90-5662-572-1)
2009 A chapter in Southeast Asian Culture and Heritage in a Globalizing World (ISBN-10: 0754672611)
Updated: 17 October 2009