Bung Karno was widely admired for his shrewd communication skills. Bung Karno was known to be good at oration until he was nicknamed the Lion Podium. Not only that, Bung Karno was also good at designing buildings.
The First President was an architect who left traces of his work in various buildings. Not surprisingly, because he is a graduate of Civil Engineering majoring in Water (Waterbouwkunde) from the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB).
This was revealed in a virtual discussion themed ‘Bung Karno the Architect’ hosted by historian Bonnie Triyana, quoted by Medcom Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
Architect and Lecturer of Pancasila University, Yuke Ardhiati, said in a discussion, Bung Karno’s architectural works were made when he was a student.
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“A professor at ITB then recognized Bung Karno’s talent in drawing, so he was asked to be willing to be an assistant with tasks such as drafting a number of architectural projects,” he explained in a virtual discussion with the theme ‘Bung Karno the Architect’, Tuesday, June 2, 2020.
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