Yandi Andri Yatmo is a professor of architecture at Universitas Indonesia. He obtained his PhD degree from the School of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, where he previously studied for Postgraduate Diploma in Architecture (with RIBA part 1 and 2) and Master of Architecture. Yandi was awarded Kenneth H. Murta Prize in Architecture from University of Sheffield in 2001, Holcim Award Asia Pacific in 2011, National Lecturer Award in 2012, IAI Jakarta Award in 2012 and a number of design competition prizes at national and international levels. His professional experiences include working for Singapore Housing and Development Board (HDB), Encona Engineering and during the recent years he has been engaged with various research-based design works. His current works are primarily on design theories and methods and their relevance to design practice. He is particularly interested in developing research-based design, evidence-based design, as well as various design approaches that are rooted on the society everyday life and community participation. He is currently an editorial board member for International Journal of Technology, the chair of Architectural Education Board for Indonesian Architects’ Institute (IAI), the member of Advisory Team for Universitas Indonesia Campus, and the leader of architectural design research cluster at the Department of Architecture, Universitas Indonesia. (from Research & Community Engagement of FT UI official website).