International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research (ISSN 2347-4289)

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International Journal of Technology Enhancements and Emerging Engineering Research

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ISSN 2347-4289

A Study On House Pattern Of Kampung Naga In Tasikmalaya, Indonesia

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Margareta Maria Sudarwani



House Pattern, Kampung Naga



A traditional house is an historic building that has architectural, aesthetic, historic, documentary, archeological, economic, social and even political and spiritual or symbolic values; but the first impact is always emotional, for it is a symbol of our cultural identity and continuity- a part of our heritage (M. Feilden, 2003:1). Therefore it is very important to study traditional houses for example Kampung Naga traditional houses in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia as one of cultural heritages that should be conserved. The objective of this study was to identify and analyze the characteristics of house pattern of Kampung Naga in Tasikmalaya. This study is entitled: “ A study on the House Pattern of Kampung Naga in Tasikmalaya, Indonesia”, by using qualitative descriptive which having explorative descriptive analysis approach. A traditional house has specific characteristics such as climate adaptive design, traditional ornaments, and local materials (Budihardjo, 1996:5-8). Therefore to study the house pattern of a traditional house must examine the elements of architecture consist of: building form and the organization of space, traditional ornaments, and buiding component and local material. Kampung Naga traditional houses are characterized by panggung house with the umpak pondation. This type of construction used to be very genial in solving site characteristic and local climate. Willingness the people of Kampung Naga maintain a harmonious relationship with nature spawned a lot of indigenous knowledge that is very useful for the preservation of environmental capacity. Kampung Naga’s traditional houses, space structure, beutiful natural landscape, rich farmlands, and their local wisdom give Kampung Naga sense of tradition, history and regional identification that remains resistance to the encroaching values of modern society.



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