The existence of traditional Balinese architecture on Puri and Umah

M. N. Indriani, M. A. Widyatmika, I. A.P.S. Mahapatni, A. A.A.C. Wardani

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Balinese architecture, basically, is seeking for the harmony between The Creator, the human and the environment which is stated in the local religious concept Tri Hita Karana. Nowadays Balinese architecture style has grown rapidly with influences of the externals. The research aims to find out the existence of Balinese architecture as cultural tourism potency of Denpasar as the main gate of Bali, especially in the traditional Balinese building namely puri and umah. This research uses a qualitative method that starts with data mining of respondent's views descriptively, in-depth interviews, and the interpretation of both respondents and researcher as the found concept. This qualitative research proceeds inductively begin with obtaining detailed data, categorizing data, abstracting, and determining the concepts as a finding. The sampling technique is purposive sampling. Data collected by observation, interview, and documentation. From the theory of style and theory of decorative architecture, the existence of Balinese architecture in the traditional puri and umah, seen significantly developed in the zone of pawongan and palemahan without ignoring the ergonomic factor. Similarly, the traditional puri and umah used the ornament that not carved. In the parahyangan area, there are insignificant changes in the materials and colours.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012028
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 14 Feb 2020
Externally publishedYes
Event1st International Conference on Innovation in Research, ICIIR 2018 - Bali, Indonesia
Duration: 28 Aug 201829 Aug 2018


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