Umar Zain is a skilled landscape architect with 12 years experience. He has worked in every part of landscape industry, from designing to implementation and maintaining landscape projects, from Consultancy Company to Contractor Company, also in Developer. Besides Indonesia, he also has handled some projects in Singapore and Hong Kong.
After graduated from Institut Pertanian Bogor, majoring in Landscape Architecture, in 1994, he joined developer PT Dharmala Land Surabaya. There, he worked as assistant landscape manager in golf and residential project.
In the same year afterward, he moved to Jakarta, worked in PT Forestech Hortikulturindo, a contractor company. Most of his projects are residential. Sentul Hill Bogor, Palm Hill Bandung and Puncak Resort Cipanas are projects he undertook as project coordinator, while in Lippo Karawaci, Sekolah Pelita harapan Sentul and Rancamaya Residential and Golf Resort he took part as maintenance supervisor.
Three years later, he joined an International Landscape Consultant, ACLA Pte. Ltd. (Formerly Aspinwall Clouston Pte. Ltd.). He then designed various projects ranging from residential, theme park, business park, civic, and resort, in Indonesia, Singapore and Hongkong.
In 1999, he moved to Singapore to join Tropical Environment Pte. Ltd., a Singapore Landscape Contractor. Here, he worked as landscape designer as well as project supervisor.
He then came back to Indonesia in 2003 and worked in Planning and Design Department of PT Belaputera Intiland, developer of Kota Baru Parahyangan Bandung. Projects he took part are Bale Pare dine and shopping experience, Cluster Pitaloka and driving range.
Later in 2004, he started his own Landscape Architect Studio, oemardi_zain. His broad experience and educational background have provided him with sound knowledge of tropical Southeast Asia plant material, horticulture and construction techniques, and hard materials used in landscape. His familiarity with contract administration, project management, site supervision and a knowledge of landscape drainage and irrigation system is a plus that ensures the quality of his end products.