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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research  
International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289



A Study On The Visual Character Of Mantran Wetan In Magelang, Indonesia

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AUTHOR(S)

Margareta Maria Sudarwani

 

KEYWORDS

Visual Character, Mantran Wetan

 

ABSTRACT

Mantran Wetan is a traditional area which is situated in the village of Girirejo, in the regency of Magelang, Indonesia. The unique of this traditional area is the natural landscape, the specific of traditional buildings which have ornament details that belongs to local architectural style. The purpose of a study on the visual character of Mantran Wetan in Magelang are to find the elements that form and influence a character of Mantran Wetan in Magelang and to find visual relation between some visual characters of Mantran Wetan. A study on the visual character of area, firstly must examine the elements of architecture physical character that discussed here as: building character, area character, and the integration of the both building character and area character. And secondly, must examine about non-physical character that form the physical chararcter. This research use rasionalistic approach with qualitative paradigm. The qualitative rasionalistic research approach is appropriate with the research problems to reveal and to understand the visual character of Mantran Wetan which haven’t known yet. According to the research conclusion, it is known that the visual character of Mantran Wetan in Magelang is based on the physical character as the main elements and the non-physical character as the supporting elements. Basic of all the visucharacter of Mantran Wetan is the environment pattern, the built environment formation, the socioculture activity, and the economic activity. Yet the Mantran Wetan’s traditional buildings, space pattern, beutiful natural landscape, rich farmlands, and Jaran Kepang Papat dance give Mantran Wetan sense of tradition, history and regional identification that remains resistance to the encroaching values of modern industrial society.

 

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