THE OCCURRENCE OF “EMPATHICED, MODERN” BUILDINGS INSIDE TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENT IN BOTI VILLAGE, TIMOR ISLAND

SARASWATI Titien




Abstract


Boti village occupied by Boti tribe, located in hilly, remote area in Timor Island, Eastern Indonesia. Boti village is known for its ancient, traditional environment, and most of the buildings there can be categorized as vernacular buildings. Interestingly, there are also “modern” buildings erected there. The objective of this paper is to show, that by empathically understanding the way of life of different people by the head of Boti tribe, it is possible to construct “modern” buildings in Boti village.


Keywords


Traditional; vernacular; modern building

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