A Sensitive Renovation
This Batujimbar house is a good example of such a home. Set on one of the original 15 plots, it was renovated expanded and updated in 2006. Two Indonesian architects from Imago Design Studio, Yulanda Fariani and Iwan Virga Sutanto, oversaw the design of two new pavilions that complemented the main buildings architectural language, while French designer Isabelle Raison modernized and revamped the interiors. “In keeping with the spirit of the old Batujimbar, I tried to maximize the beauty of the garden and gate a timeless feeling along with a touch of modernity,” she explains.