A Review of the Construction Techniques of Rumah Kutai, Perak

  • Khairul Fikri Khairudin Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Nurul Hamiruddin Salleh Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Srazali Aripin Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

Abstract

Rumah Kutai in Perak is amongst the oldest surviving traditional Malay house and is gradually disappearing from the indigenous cultural landscape of Malaysia. The subject of the research is construction techniques of the traditional Malay houses which is emphasized on the indigenous house of Perak, Rumah Kutai. This research, basically exploring on how Rumah Kutai is being constructed from the beginning until the end. Also, to examine the construction techniques especially on the jointing system (tanggam) of several components in Rumah Kutai. The research aims to study the construction techniques of traditional Rumah Kutai.


Keywords: Kutai; Traditional Malay house; Construction technique; Tanggam


eISSN 2514-751X © 2019. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRAcE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) andcE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v4i12.335

Published
2018-12-04
How to Cite
KHAIRUDIN, Khairul Fikri; SALLEH, Nurul Hamiruddin; ARIPIN, Srazali. A Review of the Construction Techniques of Rumah Kutai, Perak. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 12, p. 1-15, dec. 2018. ISSN 2514-751X. Available at: <https://aje-bs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/ajE-Bs/article/view/335>. Date accessed: 12 dec. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21834/aje-bs.v4i12.335.
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