The evaluation of the government to change some of departments from Batavia city to Bandung city was a huge beat for the development of the city. First, in year of 1914, the Department of Defense was transported, and then in year of 1920 the Government Department now called as Gedung Sate followed.
Because of the extraordinary ornament on the roof of Gedung Sate, with a bit similarity to the stick of sate (Indonesian Food), It’s called as Gedung Sate. The buildings was built with the total cost around 6 millions gulden. It is the first building that made by supported actual technology in Indonesia.
With wonderful shaped of the building-complex, designed by of the architect J. Gerber (1921), both ornaments of western and also eastern architecture were incoperated. In 1925, Gedung Sate was the only big building around Bandung. #Gedung_Sate #Indonesia #Jawa_Barat #Satay_Building #West_Java