Monthly Archives: December 2005

Trails of Ghijsels in Batavia (2): Long Frontage of Maintz & Co.

The sun was getting angry. Hot surface this day! After visited the John Peet & Co. office building, the explorer: my self, Maya, and Luluk continue to the next door: The office building of Maintz & Co. The design architecture was probably commissioned in 1918. Ghijsels has finished to design it in 1919 and the […]

Trails of Ghijsels in Batavia (1): John Peet & Co. Office Building and Misery of Berends Schout’s Tombstone

This building is sited in Kali Besar West, Batavia (now Jl. Kali Besar Barat). Ghijsels designed for John Peet & Co Office Premises in 1919 and then in 1920 the construction was applied. It has two floors facades with five bays. The heavy cornice is interrupted in the center of facades in part of main […]

De Witte Paal: The Monument of Toegoe Djogja

If we visit Yogyakarta,we didn’t not travel completely if we have not passed in toegoe monument. It is located in city heart of Yogyakarta, quarter of Jl. Jend. Sudirman (east) – Jl. P. Diponegoro (west) – Jl. A.M. Sangaji (north) – Jl. Mankubumi (south). Established since 1756 by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I, a year […]