Ryadi Adityavarman

Adityavarman Associate Professor
Interior Architecture & Product Design

1099 Seaton Hall



Ryadi Adityavarman is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design at Kansas State University. Previously, Ryadi was a faculty member at several nationally ranked interior design and architecture programs in the nation including Savannah College of Art and Design, Texas Tech University, Syracuse University and Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Ryadi has a multidisciplinary academic background in interior design, architecture, and historic preservation with professional practice experience in international design projects. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Faculty of Engineering at Universitas Parahyangan, with additional formal studies in Interior Design at the Faculty of Fine Arts at Institute Teknologi Bandung, and in Anthropology at the Faculty of Social Sciences at Universitas Padjadjaran. In the United States, Ryadi received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado, and a Master of Science in Architectural Studies degree from the University of Texas with graduate works in Environmental Building Systems at Virginia Tech.

Throughout his academic career, Ryadi has received multiple academic and teaching awards including recently as the 2016 Rotary Peace Fellow, 2015 Big 12 Faculty Fellow, 2013/14 Tilford Fellow. Ryadi aspires to achieve a holistic understanding of interdisciplinary design issues and developing his teaching pedagogy based on a combination of Western and Eastern educational philosophy. His research interests are in creativity in design education, contemporary global issues in international design, and in design theory and philosophy.