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Special Architecture

  • A. Overview Javanese word ‘rumah’ or ‘omah’ signifies a construction of a residential building (a house) that has important meanings and is closely related to the life of people living in it. Most of the houses in Javanese villages take rectangular or cubical shape. Such houses are known as limasan or joglo. Yet, at ... detail... »

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  • A. Brief Information Balai Pinang Lima is a museum wherein numerous Malay cultural properties are kept well and likewise, the office building of the Center for Research and Development of Malay Culture (BKPBM) – a non-governmental institution organized by Malay people settling Yogyakarta Province. BKPBM is an institution concerning on ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Riau Malay Traditional House is fully decorated with beautiful carvings, and colorful woven cloth with special motifs of Riau Malay. The building has two storeys which are functioned for customary activities and all relating to the mores of Riau Malay culture. Moreover, the conferment of Malay custom title for ... detail... »

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    A. Overview Ketapang is one of the districts in West Kalimantan Province that stores a lot of tourism potential. Besides the beaches, Kraton, and burial grounds, there is also found Malay traditional house, which becomes one of the attractions of special interest. Physically, Ketapang Malay Traditional House consists of three buildings ... detail... »

  • A. Overview When the Javanese people have Joglo house and the Padang people have Gadang house, then the Dayak people also have their own traditional house, which is called Betang house. According to the Dayak tribe in Kalimantan, this typical traditional house is also referred as Lamin or Panjal, while outsiders refer it as the longhouse. This ... detail... »

  • A. Overview The Golden Dome Mosque is a magnificent mosque that stands in Depok city, West Java province, Indonesia. The mosque is measuring eight acres and occupies on an area of approximately 60 acres. Perhaps of the size, the mosque is often referred to the grandest mosque in Southeast Asia, surpassing the Istiqlal Mosque in Jakarta. Moreover, ... detail... »

  • A. Overview At the present, some traditional house of Dayak tribe built in the form of Betang house type can still be found in Delang, Lamandau, Central Kalimantan. Betang house is traditional staged-house that extends to the rear using ironwood as the main building material. The hundred-years-old houses that exist in Delang are still well ... detail... »

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