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Main Campus

Architecture Department is located in the Main Campus of UII at Jalan Kaliurang Km 14,4. Yogyakarta. The 34 hectare campus with its 15 buildings lies approximately 16 Kms from Mount Merapi (the most active volcano in Indonesia), with surrounding village landscape and natural green environment. About 20 % of the land area is occupied by buildings, which are planned to accommodate 20,000 students with a minimum standard of 12 m2/student which exceeds the national standards (7.6 m2/student).

Figure: Main Campus Map of UII

Architecture Department is one of the three departments of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning. Other departments are Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Settled down in the middle of UII campus, the Faculty has an easy access to several academic facilities within the campus. The Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning (FCEP Building consists of 5 floors, each with an area of approximately 3240 m² and totally 12636 m2.Department of Architecture uses part of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd floor and exclusively uses all of the 4th floor of the building, which has an area of 288 m² for Administration and Management, 481 m2 for Faculty Facilities, 1089 m2 for ‘fixed’ Design Studios of 4th – 10th Semester and 666 m2 for ‘flexible/shared’ Design Studios of 1st – 3rd Semester, 618 m2 for Research and Workshops and 4905 m2 for Support Facilities.

As part of Support Facilities, Auditorium and Lecture Rooms have in total an area of approximately 3945 m2 as sharing facilities with Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering Departments. Architecture Department uses exclusively an area of 960 m2 for Lecture Rooms and ‘shared’ Design Studio, personal locker, IRC, individual workspace and review room.

Outside the FCEP building, there are physical facilities available as sharing facilities for all faculties. Among others are “Muhammad Hatta” University Library, “Ulil Albab” Mosque, “Kahar Muzakir” Auditorium, “Prof. Sardjito” Lecture Halls, Sport Hall and Fields.

Figure: Dr. Mohammad Hata Central Library Building

(with a 1000 years old Hindu Temple (called “Kimpulan Temple) in front of the buiding, found during the construction of the building

Maintenance and procurement of buildings are managed by Asset Management Board (BPA: Badan Pengelola Aset) under the Waqf Board (University Foundation), while the provision of lectures and maintenance of the spaces within the Building of FCEP are managed by the Division of General/Supplies Affairs (Bagian Umum/Perbekalan) under the Management of the Faculty Dean.

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Design Studios

Design Studios are located on the 3rd and 4th floor of the FCEP building campus (Figure 4.49 and 4.50). There are two types of Design Studios, “shared” and “fixed” Design Studio. “Shared” Design Studio has totally an area of 666 m2.. Shared with other Architecture Lectures, these Design Studios are alloted for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Semester Design Studio. “Fixed” Design Studio has totally an area of 1197 m2 for the 4th, 5th , 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Semester Design Studio, whereas an area of  459 m2 for the 4th/5th Semester Design Studio, 360 m2 for the 6th/7th Semester Design Studio, 270 m2 for 8th Semester Design Studio, 108 m2 for 9th and 10th Semester Design Studio. The design studio schedule for 1st until 7th Semester has been managed that Design Studios of even semester can be used alternately for Design Studios of odd semester.

“Shared” Design Studio for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Semester Design Studio have open plan layouts, each accomodates 40 – 60 students.  “Fixed” Design Studio for 4th/5th Semester, as well as for 6th/7th Semester, is divided into 10 – 12 small units by light walls, each for 12 – 15 students. Design Studio for 8th has an area of 252 m2 and has been composed in open plan layouts. Design Studio for 9th and 10th semester are situated on the 3rd floor which has totally an area of 108 m2.

Total area for Design Studio Space is 1755 m2 for even or odd semester and each design Studio is equipped with drawing desk. The available design studio space is about 2 m2/student which is still below the minimum standard of studio space with independent working desk (2,8 m2/student).To optimize the design studio space, the Architecture Department has planned to decrease the total number of the students accepted in the department in the Academic Year 2016/2017. Every Studio has white boards, screens for projection, and tag boards for exhibition and evaluation. These studio spaces have been designed with passive cooling system (no air conditioning) with the availability of air and light openings to be set flexible by the users.

Individual Working Space and Lockers for Students

Mezzanin on the 4th floor with an area of approximately 234 m2 is provided as individual working space for students. Locker for students is also on the 4th floor, where 350 lockers have been made available in the corridor for the storage of textbooks and other personal materials  




Most of the library facilities are concentrated in the “Mohammad Hatta” University Central Library with the collection, administrative and reading room. The main architecture library is located in the Central Library. A small library with an area of 153 m2 is also available at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning that serves as Reading Room. It provides a collection of special architectural reference books available only to be read, not to be loaned out

Information resources

This section discusses how the university provides information resources, and how the academic community, particularly students, utilize them.

Types of the Library

Currently, the information resources for architecture students are the Central library (Mohammad Hatta Building) and the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Planning library (Mohammad Natsir Building, 1st floor) where the architecture department is located. Books and materials collection are mostly available in the Central Library, while the references related to architecture are available in Faculty’s library.The central library,or so called Directorate of library, is stand as the central organization for the entire university’s faculties and departments library.


Both the Central Library and FCEP library are located on the same area, which is in the main campus on Universitas Islam Indonesia

Figure: Location of the libraries (refer also to Figure 4.44 and 4.45 if Subsection 4.6)

Central Library

Central library has collection of books consist of 71.488 volumes in 54.325 Categories, and periodicals, which consist of 3.855 volumes in 3.465 Categories. The Central Library building has approximately 9.000 sq m of area, comprised of 5 stories. The lower ground floor is dedicated for e-library services, while the upper ground and the 1st floors serve general collections and references. In addition to the library services, this facility also has meeting room, audiovisual room, offices and museum.

The building has very unique setting, as it located nearly the ancient hindu Siwastik temple, which assumed built on 9 – 10 BC within Mataram kingdom era. The temple was buried by the eruption of Merapi mountain and accidentally found during the excavation process of central library construction. After long process of qualified the archeological requirements, the building design was adjusted encircle the temple, which made the temple visually exposed and accessible to visitors.


The central library is open on weekdays, with service hours as follow :


  • Sunday to Friday : 08.00 – 22.00
  • Saturday : 08.00 – 16.00


Faculty library

Faculty library which accommodate architecture department has collection of books consist of 13.646 of volumes in 15.145 of Categories.


    • Facility: the Faculty library has 260 sq m with capasity of 15-25 persons. Along with the reading and collection rooms, this facility also equipped with the copy and printing services, ready to use PC’s, discussion room , and a spacious lobby.Mainly, this facility holds the architecture references collection, books from grant, bulletin, tabloid, magazine, and bachelor thesis
    • Policies: the faculty library is open on office days, from Sunday to Friday, from 08.00 to 16.00. Photocopy and printing service is available from 09.00 within office hours.




Review and Exhibition Spaces


Public Spaces

Photocopying and Printing Center

Lecture materials for each cource are available in the Photocopy Center on the 1st floor. There are 2 printers in the Photocopy Center and three printers in Digital Architecture Laboratory which serve the students to print images.

Photography Studio

CAD Room

Jurusan Arsitektur saat ini memiliki sebuah Ruang CAD (atau CAD Room) yang memiliki 40 komputer. Empat puluh komputer ini terintegrasi dalam jaringan internal di Laboratorium Arsitektur Digital dan mempunyai beragam software yang berlisensi. Di antaranya adalah ArchiCAD di mana Laboratorium secara rutin menyelenggarakan tutorial dan kursus. Mahasiswa dapat memakai komputer di atas secara bebas di luar waktu yang telah dijadwalkan untuk tutorial, praktikum ataupun perkuliahan. 

Manual Drawing Workshop


Jurusan Arsitektur juga memiliki Ruang Workshop Gambar Manual yang dibawah koordinasi Laboratorium Perancangan Arsitektur. Menggambar secara manual (tanpa komputer) tetap sangat diperlukan oleh para mahasiswa arsitektur karena akan menjadi bekal dasar kehidupan profesional kelak. Sensitifitas terhadap skala, kemampuan menggoreskan garis-garis yang tegas dan yakin serta proporsional, serta kemampuan untuk mengeksplorasi rancangan melalui diagram dan parti hanya dapat dilakukan dengan cepat dengan gambar tangan.  Alat bantu berupa mesin gambar akan menjadikan gambar lebih akurat dan sekaligus melatih tangan agar juga dapat lebih akurat. 

Di ruang ini terdapat 40 meja gambar yang dapat dipakai oleh para mahasiswa dengan bebas (di luar waktu workshop yang terjadwal). Peminjaman penggaris dapat menghubungi  Laboratorium Perancangan Arsitektur. 

Global Studio


Global Studio adalah sebuah wadah pembelajaran yang diorientasikan untuk mempersiapkan mahasiswa berprofesi di lingkup global. Fasilitas ini terdiri dari ruang kerja untuk para mahasiswa di tingkat profesional yang dilengkapi dengan referensi, copy center, serta ruang diskusi yang dirancang modern dan menarik. Ke depan, fasilitas ini dirancang untuk dapat digunakan 24 jam. 

Information Resource Center