She is the founder of SHAU Rotterdam, curator of Open City Jakarta,
lecturer, researcher and PhD-by-Design nestor at the Why Factory, TU Delft. She is chief officer of the Indonesian Institute of Architects, European Union chapter. Daliana is a graduate of the Berlage Institute Rotterdam (MArch) and Tarumanagara University in Jakarta (BSc). She worked at OMA, West 8, MVRDV, andramatin and Han Awal and Partners. Since 2006 she has been teaching at the Berlage Institute, the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture, and Delft University of Technology. Recently she received the ”ARCHINESIA Certificate of Appreciation 2012” and ”Indonesian Diaspora Award for Innovation 2012”. She is also an advisor to the architecture and urban design programs at the Erasmus Huis Jakarta for the period 2012-2016.