farid rakun

farid rakun

Bloomfield Hills, MI, US



Studied architecture at the Faculty of Engineering, University of Indonesia, in 2000 – 2005. After working in the construction industry for four years in Bali, New Orleans, and Phnom Penh, he decided to take a break by being active in ruangrupa, functioning mainly as an editor in Karbon Journal from January 2010. He also taught at his alma mater and Tarumanegara University, both in Jakarta, as a facilitator for design theory classes and design studios.

He is now a full-time student of Architecture Dept., Cranbrook Academy of Art, in Metropolitan Detroit, US.


farid's School Blog on Archinect:

More or Less : Catchphrase for the Whatever Generation

A school blog on Arch Dept, Cranbrook Academy of Art. By farid rakun, admitted Fall 2011.

Category Title


Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, US, Department Assistant

Sep 2012 - current

Karbon Journal, Jakarta, ID, Editor

Jan 2010 - current

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, Research Coordinator

Field assistance off & on site for Architecture + Adaptation: Design for Hypercomplexity Research Initiative, organized by Professor Meredith Miller and Dr. Etienne Turpin.

May 2012 - Jul 2012

Universitas Indonesia, Depok, ID, Facilitator

Feb 2010 - May 2011

Selin Maner Architects, Phnom Penh, KH, Architect

Nov 2007 - Nov 2009

Tomahouse, Bali, ID, Architect/Project Manager

Nov 2005 - Oct 2007


Cranbrook Academy of Art, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - current

Universitas Indonesia, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2000 - Jul 2005


Gallery A, Award

This award funds the creation and installation of work by a first-year student for the entrance foyer of the Academy's administration offices for the upcoming academic year.


The Robert C. Larson Art, Design, and Architecture Venture Fund, Grant

The shared award of $5000 recognizes and supports the work of innovative and inspired Academy first-year students. The endowment fund was established by Bonnie Larson to celebrate Robert C. Larson's committment to Cranbrook. Larson was a long-time volunteer leader and donor at Cranbrook, and served as the Chair of the Board of Trustees from 1996-2002. He was also a member of the Board of Governors of the Academy and Art Museum from 1986-2000.


Beasiswa Unggulan Luar Negeri DIKTI, Scholarship

Full-paid scholarship from the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of National Education, Indonesia.