|15th Governor of West Java|
|Assumed office |
5 September 2018
|Deputy||Uu Ruzhanul Ulum|
|Preceded by||Ahmad Heryawan|
Mochamad Iriawan (interim)
|26th Mayor of Bandung|
16 September 2013 – 5 September 2018
|Deputy||Oded Muhammad Danial|
|Preceded by||Dada Rosada|
|Succeeded by||Oded Muhammad Danial|
Mochamad Ridwan Kamil
4 October 1971
Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
|Alma mater||Bandung Institute of Technology|
University of California, Berkeley
Mochamad Ridwan Kamil (born 4 October 1971) is an Indonesian architect and politician who is the 15th Governor of West Java, the most populous province of Indonesia. He was also the Mayor of Bandung. He was elected as mayor of Bandung on 23 June 2013. He is also an architect and lecturer in the Department of Architecture, Bandung Institute of Technology. Kamil founded architect firm Urbane Indonesia in 2004 with three partners. In 2018 he successfully ran for governor, instead of seeking a second mayoral term.
In 2006, Emil was the winner of the British Council's Young Creative Entrepreneur award, representing Indonesia in the International Young Design Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Emil was the pioneer of the Indonesia Berkebun movement to build amateur gardens in the cities of Indonesia. As of 2011[update] the community project is established in fourteen cities in Indonesia, with membership approaching 4000.
Emil and Urbane Indonesia projects in Indonesia include
- United Tractors office tower in Jakarta,
- Al-Irsyad Mosque and Al-Irsyad Satya Islamic School in Bandung,
- Aceh Tsunami Museum in Banda Aceh,
- Tarumanegara University Tower I and campus revision, and
- Rasuna Epicentrum
International projects include
- Marina Bay Waterfront Master Plan in Singapore,
- Beijing Islamic Centre Mosque,
- Ras Al Kaimah Waterfront Master Plan,
- Suzhou Retail Waterfront Masterplan in China,
- Tech Park Kunming, and
- Grand Tourism Community Club House in Calcutta
In popular culture
Ridwan Kamil made some cameo appearances in several TV and movie productions, particularly the ones that are set in Bandung, including the TV series Preman Pensiun and a 2015 movie The Wedding & Bebek Betutu.
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- Official website
- Urbane Indonesia
- Indonesia Berkebun
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