Tanjungpura University

Location : Pontianak, West Borneo

Type : Education

Phase: Design


Tanjungpura University is one of the main universities in Kalimantan that aims to be the basis of education for students who after graduation will contribute to the community. Through this concept, the orientation of the design of this area is centered to emphasize the recto-rate building (Tanjungpura University center) in preparation before entering the society, and take the geometry from the bamboo shoot (pucuk rebung) as a symbol for the students and the University of Tanjungpura to go forward and develop. Motif bamboo shoot is the typical motif of songket Kalimantan weaving fabric. Motif bamboo shoot also has a philosophy in education that is trying to go forward and grow like a bamboo shoot.