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 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.



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.



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.



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.



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, Tanjung Pura University

Kevin has been involved in various design projects around Indonesia, ranging from residential towers, mid-rise buildings, and private residences for 7+ years.

He had 3 years of experience working in PTI Architects, a BCI awarded Indonesia’s top high-rise architectural firm. His passion in cinematography and attention to details have driven his innate creativity to deliver some of the best ideas in the studio.



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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