Lia Sparingga Purnamasari and Muhammad Satya Irfananda Bio
Muhammad Satya Irfananda is an architecture student at the Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia. His passion is to travel as a backpacker. He is currently preparing for his two-years-long work and holiday program in Australia. He is so excited to move to the northern part of Australia, and learn from the indigenous communities, as well as the established architects about how to practice architecture sustainably. His plan is to be a licensed builder right after his graduation and work his career up from there.
Lia Sparingga Purnamasari is an urban planning student at the Universitas Sebelas Maret, Surakarta, Indonesia. She has experiences working with urban and rural local communities on various issues; poverty, creative economy, inclusiveness, and resilience. In 2014, she co-founded poverty eradication project in Boyolali rural area and it was listed as one of the best projects by Indonesian Ministry of Higher Education. In 2016, she was awarded Habitat Young Leaders Award for her advocacy project to foster intervention on housing issues in Surakarta’s urban fringe area. Her passion as a future urban planner is to provide inclusive living space and fostering resilient cities.