Mayor of Bandung
Ridwan Kamil, is the mayor of Bandung for 2013-2018. He is an architect, lecturer, and social activist. He began his professional career in several firms in United States, and has built more than 50 architecture and urban design projects in America, the Middle East, and Asia. With his own firm, he has won more than 20 competitions and awards, nationally and internationally. Kamil has a great vision to build Bandung as the best city in Indonesia, by integrating innovation, creativity, and collaboration as a core spirit. He studied architectural engineering at the Bandung Institute of Technology from 1990 to 1995 and received a master’s of urban design from University of California, Berkeley in 2001.