The 4 tonnes bronze Gate of Independence gilded with gold, storing the text of Indonesian Proclamation of Independence in 17 August 1945. National Monument, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Co-Founder of Dutch practice MVRDV Winy Maas details: “Peruri 88 is vertical Jakarta. It represents a new, denser, social, green mini-city; a monument to the development of Jakarta as a modern icon literally raised from its own city fabric.”
Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta is actually the largest in Southeast Asia. The mosque pictured here has the tallest group of minarets in the world.
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