Dharoko, Tony Atyanto and Ronald, Arya and Ahimsa-Putra, Heddy Shri TRANSFORMATION OF DAYAK BUKIT’S HOUSES. In: International Conference Conveeesh Senvar (Sustainable Environment and Architecture) 13th. Synergizing Local Efforts in Fighting Global Crisis..


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One of the goals of architecture is to create a sustainable built environment. Related, according to Oliver and Al-Sayyad (2006), in the 21st century, the vernacular architecture challenge is to meet the high demand for adequate housing. In addition to the need for housing, sustainability is also determined by the availability of energy, comfort, safety, and health. To meet the housing needs, the one of this ongoing effort can be learned from the knowledge and experience of local communities in various regions that have proven successful. From many societies, it has a specific tradition of living and its efforts to meet the housing needs are Dayak Bukit tribes, which live in the area of Mountain Meratus, South Kalimantan province. This peculiarity can be seen from the characteristic values of Dayak Bukit’s culture, which is the nomad living, live together in a communal dwelling, and keep the farming culture. On the Dayak Bukit’s living, the issue of population growth also occurred and resulted in the increasing demand for housing. However, in contrast to modern society, Dayak Bukit tribes transform their houses in order to meet the housing needs by fit the values of the cultural traditions and natural environment. For this reason, the study aims to understand the perspectives and activities in meeting housing needs, as one of the local community efforts, from traditional forms of residential houses until today. Transformation based on the basic needs of shelter that the appropriate way of life and knowledge, which is the focus of this paper. Based on the data and analysis, it has been acquired the transformation process of Dayak Bukit living tradition that is an effort to meet the demand for housing, which based on the traditional values of huma (dry rice cultivation) cultured. Keywords: Dayak Bukit tribe, sustainable, housing, vernacular architecture

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Fakultas Teknik > Arsitektur
Depositing User: Mr Arief Mirathan - Eka Setya Wijaya
Date Deposited: 18 Aug 2015 02:42
Last Modified: 18 Aug 2015 02:42

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