Mendy Laoda – Seismic Engineer and Home Decor Designer

Mendy

Today Mendy Laoda, Jakarta born structural and earthquake engineer talks with us about her recent work on the island of *Gili Air. In August this year, an earthquake struck the main island of Lombok and was the largest and the strongest earthquake to have hit Lombok in recorded history. In the evenings Mendy is a home decor designer for her brand Mortier Continue Reading

Beating Jakarta’s Wet Season with Javanese “Jamu Jatem”

It seems this week the Wet Season has arrived in Jakarta, which means it's time to take extra care of ourselves and avoid the dreaded, *’masuk angin’ - a health condition which probably best equates to the Western concept of general unwellness or, 'feeling under the weather'. So what better way to keep well than to head back to the AJB Kitchen and brew up a Continue Reading