About us


ARKdesign was founded by Melbourne trained architect, Paul Tan, and began as a Jakarta based architectural design consulting firm. For more than 25 years, Paul Tan has carried out successfully architectural services in Indonesia and abroad. The company has gained a reputation for design, delivery and sustainability.

ARKdesign is an architectural firm which holds licenses from the Department of Public Works. ARKdesign is also a member of the Green Building Council Indonesia and is registered at the Indonesian Institute of Architects.


ARKdesign operations in Australia was moved to Singapore.


Arkipuri continued with its own international design offices in Asia and Australia. This group of design firms later became known as ARKdesign.


Upon his return to Indonesia, Paul Tan started an architectural design consulting firm named Arkipuri.