Our Approach

We seek to design a building environment that is coherent to the urban fabric. Most of our works derived from fastening a greater relationship between inhabitants with nature and culture. We provide an environment that improves user’s cognitive health by arranging sufficient access to natural elements of light, water, and ventilation. We incorporate cultural identities that share the user’s sentimental narratives and celebrate the inherent characteristics of natural materials. The integrity of our design is expressed through our rigorous and meticulous practice to deliver the optimal spatial qualities that are befitting our clients.

Our Studio

With a small focus group of creative individuals, we continuously challenge our perceptions on design to deliver the best solution to the table. We believe in the process of iteration and constant communication with clients as our method to find the most suitable answer to your design problems.




Principal Architect B.Arch, California College of the Arts

The founder of K-Thengono Design Studio, Kelvin Thengono is a Jakarta based Architect with an international experience in the architecture industry. He sees architectural design as a response to a specific site, while crafts delightful spatial experiences. His tactfulness and holistic approach have defined the studio’s core values in providing creative solutions to design challenges. He engaged with a wide range of project types, from custom residences and hospitality to commercial offices and healthcare institutions. 

Kelvin received his Bachelor of Architecture with Honors at California College of the Arts and was awarded Design Excellence Honor Awards by AIAS and CCA for highest academic achievement in post-professional programs. He has worked both in the U.S and Bali with award winning architectural firms, including Craig Steely Architecture, Jensen Architects, Min Design, and Alexis Dornier. He recently has been an invited design critic at California College of the Arts, won an Architizer A+Awards Popular Choice Winner for NORU, and has his works numerously written by notable architectural magazines.




Architect B.Arch, Universitas Tarumanagara

Phola approaches architecture with international perspective and excitement for collaboration. She has explored a wide range of typologies, from community buildings, to urban residences, to office towers, and to large-scale overseas developments.

She worked for a number of leading architecture offices both domestically and internationally, positioned as an architectural designer in Resource Design PTE LD in Singapore and PT Airmas Asri in Indonesia.



Technical Architect B.Arch, Technology Academy Bogor

Faruq was born and raised in Indonesia, where he started a journey towards architectural drafting since 2005.

Prior to joining K-Thengono Design Studio, Faruq was involved as a Technical Architect in PT. Airmas Asri for 7 years, working on several large projects including Paramount Office Summarecon and Apartment Residence Senopati 8. His long professional experience helps our team to tap into the assembly and the thoughtful detailing of all the projects.



Technical Architect B.Arch, Universitas Tama Jagakasra

Being the only child, Fikrie enjoyed building his own playhouse out of cardboard when he was little.

Fast forward 20 years later, he began his debut as a Junior Architect while he was in school and later picked up his interest in Interior and Detailing. 

His curiosity and attention to detail sharpened his design skills varying from modern up to environmentally friendly design. He is known as the “Detail Master” as he often problem-solves through his design details.



Principal Interior Designer BA of Interior Architecture, University of Technology Sydney

Nadia is fascinated by how exploration brings inspiration to creativity. She grew up in Hong Kong under multicultural influence and often swap languages between Cantonese, Mandarin, English and Bahasa Indonesia. Eventually she decided to stay in Jakarta to continue her professional growth.

Nadia has worked for award wining Interior Design practices both in Hong Kong and Jakarta prior to joining K-Thengono Design Studio. She was engaged in hospitality project and product development during her time in Steve Leung Design Group, also exposed to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environment Design) and sustainable design strategies during her time in Liquid Interiors.



Interior Designer BA of Interior Architecture, RMIT University Australia

Cindy received Frederick Stern Memorial Award (Graduate of the year) for her thesis project titled ‘Overlap’. She was also awarded as first place in Krump Park group competition by RMIT Student Landscape Architecture Body.

Her other professional experience includes position as a Teaching assistant and full-time position at Lombard Design Studio in Sydney, where she was engaged in the technical development of housing projects.



Architect B.Arch, Pelita Harapan University

Inspired by the hilly city of Padang where she was raised. Where nature’s beauty harmonizes with its architecture. Jenny grew fond of urban garden and architecture since she was little.

During college, she was a student-rep for the National Seminar on Architecture Research & Technology. Her thesis about urban design issues was published as one of the research articles for academic interests.



Architect B.Arch, Bandung Institute of Technology

Prior to joining our studio practice, Natashia had always been active in many organizational experiences in the academy. One of the highlight is when she was selected as the Head of Development of Member Resources Department of IMA Gunadharma.

She has an energetic personality and interested in pursuing computational design using Grasshopper as a tool to generate architectural ideas.



Gold Coast Office Tower,
Tower Eiffel, Unit 15G,
Pantai Indah Kapuk

Kamal Muara, Penjaringan
Kota Jakarta Utara,
Daerah Khusus Ibukota
Jakarta 14470


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