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Cultural determinants in the design of bugis houses

Wan Ismail, Wan Hashimah (2012) Cultural determinants in the design of bugis houses. In: Conference.

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Abstract

As elaborated by scholars, the built environment is influenced by culture, belief and past experiences. The paper intends to elaborate on the cultural determinants in the design of the Bugis traditional houses found in Johor, Malaysia. The methodology involved two main instruments, namely literature review and field observation. The studies suggest that even though the houses were built away from their homeland in Sulawesi, Indonesia, the culture of the Bugis descendants remains intact. This was revealed in their behaviour and the forms of the plans and elevations of their traditional houses.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Built Environment
ID Code:34288
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:20 Aug 2017 12:16
Last Modified:06 Sep 2017 13:06

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