Amanda Azzahra

Amanda Azzahra

New York, NY, US

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Amanda Azzahra is a designer based in New York City. She has been working in Jakarta, Seoul and New York City, which include HWKN (Hollwich Kushner) where she previously worked. In 2014, she graduated from Master of Design in Interior Studies (adaptive reuse) program at Rhode Island School of Design after having studied interior design in Indonesia at Institute of Technology Bandung.

Her artistic journey began with her hobby in photography that lead to an interest in the relationship between space, materiality, light and shadow. She explores design in multiple scales, from jewelry, industrial design, and architecture. She believes that design should not be limited to scale or discipline, that is why she is open to cross the boundaries to find innovative solution.

Amanda’s works have been exhibited in exhibitions in Chicago, Providence and Jakarta and have been published in the Creators Project. Beside has been working as a freelance interior photographer, she was also contributed to Bravacasa Indonesia magazine reporting shows and trend from New York City. Currently looking for exciting opportunities in Asia and Europe where she can apply her expertise in architecture and design.


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Lang Architecture, New York City, Design Associate

Researched and specified furniture and finishes. Assisted visualization team for interior rendering. Styled and selected décor and accessories. Provided space planning and created interior schematic and design development drawings and 3D modeling. Developed mood board and furniture precedent. Created visual content, planned, wrote and scheduled social media post and newsletter for Lang Architecture and Hudson Woods.

May 2019 - Nov 2019

andramatin, Jakarta, ID, Designer

Designed interior of restaurant, lounge, and workspace, architecture of community centers, residential, and religious buildings, exhibition, installation and furniture. Researched for various conceptual developments of interior, architecture and master planning projects. Created and prepared working and detail drawings, 3D models, mood boards, and presentations. Sourced materials and provided samples for clients. Specified furniture and finishes. Surveyed sites, recorded meetings, and oversaw construction progress. Coordinated and communicated with architects, consultants, manufactures and clients on various projects.

Mar 2016 - Jun 2018

HWKN, New York, NY, US, Designer

Participated in concept and schematic design phase of interior installation, high-rise residential and educational projects. Produced diagrams and visualizations for cultural, educational, retail, office, high-rise residential and master planning projects. Created 3D models and oversaw 3D-printing production of various projects for client presentation and display purpose.

Aug 2014 - Jul 2015

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) - Fleet Library, Providence, RI, Book Shelver

Shelve library books, collect used library material and keep in-house use statistic.

Jan 2013 - May 2014

RISD INTAR Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI, Teaching Assistant for Building Material Exploration Class

Assist the teaching faculty member with course administration, research, development or presentation of instructional materials, preparation of handouts, archive course information.

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013

RISD INTAR Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI, US, Department Show Curatorial Assistant

Design, manage and build interior architecture department show, setting up and taking down the exhibition, coordinate with students and faculty.

Feb 2013 - May 2013

Zio International, Seoul, South Korea, Interior Design Intern

Assisted interior designers and architects with developments of working drawings, concept models, 3D modeling, material selections and presentations. Created graphic design for signage and packaging.

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012

PT. Arkonin, Jakarta, ID, Interior Design Intern

Assisted interior designers with working drawing and preliminary design, created 3D visualization.

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010


RISD INTAR Department of Interior Architecture, Providence, RI, Masters, Interior Architecture

Jun 2012 - May 2014

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia, Bachelors, Interior Design

Aug 2007 - Jul 2011

The University of Texas at Austin, Architecture Summer School

Jun 2010 - Jul 2010


ChiDesign Competition, Nomination

Chicago Architecture Foundation (CAF) posed this question through ChiDesign, an open international ideas competition. Design proposals submitted to this competition are presented here with the jury-awarded winners highlighted below. These ideas draw attention to the importance of rethinking urban education and next generation cultural institutions. As cities search for solutions to complex issues around space and resource management, CAF is committed to advancing this important community dialogue.


Rhode Island School of Design Architectural Studies Travel Award, Grant


Rhode Island School of Design Graduate Fellowship, Scholarship


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