PT Bambook Studio, led by Principal Paula Huerta, was established in Lombok in 2014 as a Sustainable Architectural and Construction Firm, creating some of the most iconic Lombok’s architectural projects such as Villa Sorgas, Villa Serena, Villa Utamaro among others.
With over 30 architectural projects in its portfolio, Bambook Studio is responsible for the first Net Zero projects in the island, setting up a Sustainable benchmark milestone for this area, which still produces its electricity from Coal and Diesel plants.
We are committed to not only deliver low carbon solutions but also provide the advice and the technical knowledge to reduce the environmental impact of development in general.
Besides our design and built portfolio, we are also currently engaged in several consulting projects, private and public, which involve Sustainability Consulting, Circular Economy Consulting, Waste to Value Solutions, Facilitation of Public-Private Collaborations together with the Government of NTB and the University of Mataram, among others.
Paula is a Licensed Architect with a Master’s Degree on Environmental Design and Building Performance specialised in green consulting mostly for Net Zero projects internationally.
She is passionate about green living and promotes sustainable architecture and design.
Paula has a strong background in conceptual design and extensive building experience.
She has been working as a Sustainability Consultant Internationally for over 15 years, developing sustainable strategies and optimisation of building performance, and establishing Sustainability Framework and Implementation of Low Carbon Design Strategies.
With her company, Bambook Studio, based in Lombok Indonesia, she designs mostly NET ZERO sustainable architecture in that region but I also consult for Passive Design and Sustainable Design Development in the ASEAN region.
She is also an expert on Circular Economy and Zero Waste Targets and is currently collaborating with the regional government of Lombok, Indonesia into bringing Waste to Value solutions to the Island. Paula is consulting internationally on strategic Circular Economy Sectors, mostly on Architecture and Cities and Food Security. Currently I am a Board Advisor to Circular Cities Asia, which is an educational platform whose mission is to accelerate the innovation needed at the Urban Scale to make our cities more circular, resilient and adaptable to a low carbon future.
Paula is also engaged in all types of events and festivals providing conferences and talks about Circular Economy and the role of Sustainable Architecture in the path towards a Low Carbon Future. Paula also is a Board Member of the EU Tech Chamber as part of the Climate Action Alliance fully focused on achieving the UN SDG’s.
Jalal is a Licensed Civil Engineer from Civil Engineering University of Mataram, Lombok.
He also has a postgraduate degree in Building Drawing Engineering.
Jalal is fully specialised in Construction Management and Project Coordination and is Responsible for anything related to Building Construction issues.
Jalal previously had extensive knowledge and work experience in all matters related to the construction sector in NTB.
At Bambook Studio, he works as a project manager, coordinating all subcontractors, developing timelines, monthly reports, ensuring the project is completed on time and the safety of all activities on the project, quality control and technical control.
Jalal spends 80% of his time on site.He ensures that all of our designs meet not only aesthetic standards, but also meet safety, technical and excellence in all matters related to construction.
Diana is a Licensed Civil Engineer from the Teknik University of Mataram, Lombok.
She also has a postgraduate degree in Building Drawing Engineering which covers in depth areas like Science of Structures, Water and Soil Science.
Diana is not only passionate about Civil Engineering, but also she loves everything that has to do with Architectural Design, Structures and in general learning all about the Building Process.
In Bambook Studio, Diana is responsible for the management of the office and supervision of every department and every project. She is also in charge of the whole communication process with the subcontractors and suppliers for every project. Diana participates in all management meetings and she is essential for the good functioning of not only the office, but also the building constructions. She helps with contracts and negotiations at site, being the “diplomat” of the office. Diana has also learned during her long stay at Bambook about interior design and building retrofit, which is her secret passion.
Hendra is a graduate of the Faculty of Engineering, majoring in Civil Engineering, University of Mataram.
He has always been interested in civil engineering most particularly in the field of building structures hence he has been actively participating in various competitions such as the International Roof Truss Design Competition 2018 Civil In Action UGM, as a finalist representing the University of Mataram.
Hendra has more than 2 years of freelance experience and in various companies in Lombok, always as a Structural Engineer. He joined Bambook Studio in 2021 and since then he has been working in various fields. He is in charge of the Structural Engineering department, where he not only oversees proposals from different contractors but also works on suggesting changes and improvements to existing structures. He is also responsible for the design and technical calculations of all concrete, timber and steel structures for all Bambook projects. He combines all of the above with constant site supervision and coordination for multiple projects, as he is also responsible for all sizing and bidding for all construction projects Bambook undertakes.
Harya is a graduate of the Bachelor of Engineering Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of Mataram.
Interested in Civil and Architectural Engineering he has participated in various competitions such as the PNB Engineer Scientific Competition in Bali and the Eco House Design Competition X 2019 Civil In Action UGM.
He also holds a postgraduate degree in Building Drawing Engineering covering in-depth fields such as Structural Science, Water and Soil Science.
Harya has more than 7 years of freelance experience and in various companies in Lombok, as an Architect, Structure Engineer, and Interior Design. He joined Bambook Studio in 2023 and since then he has been working in various fields. He is in charge of the Architectural and Structural Engineering department, where he not only oversees proposals from different contractors but also works on suggesting changes and improvements to existing Designs.
He is also responsible for the design and technical detailing for all the projects of the office.
He combines all of the above with constant site supervision and coordination for multiple projects, together with the rest of the team.