SHS Web Conf.
Volume 41, 2018International Conference on Architectural Education in Asia (eduARCHsia 2017)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Multitude of Cultural Complexity|
|Published online||10 January 2018|
Sulapa Eppa As The Basic or Fundamental Philosophy of Traditional Architecture Buginese
The Architecture Department Faculty of Engineering Unhas, Makassar, Indonesia
2 PWK Department Faculty of Engineering Unhas, Makassar, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
In general, traditional buildings in South Sulawesi Province are built based on the hopes for better future. Therefore, the house is considered as the manifestation of the natural universe (macrocosms). House and settlements are ones of the highest cultural heritage works, in Buginese communities. The value of sacredness and robustness raises the meaning of sulapa eppa philosophy, which is considered as the philosophy to realize Buginese traditional house. The purpose of this study is to discover the philosophy of sulapa eppa that underlines the formation of Buginese traditional architecture. The elements of the house present a philosophical meaning. Panrita bola serves as the informants of sulapa eppa philosophy. This research is qualitative, descriptive and explorative methods as well as naturalistic paradigm approach. The population is traditional Buginese buildings, and the samples arepost habitation, or temporarily built Buginese traditional buildings. The sampling techniques are sampling proposed and sampling incidentally. Research location is in Soppeng regency, South Sulawesi Province. The results of this study are sulapa eppa as the basic of Buginese formation traditional architecture, either physical or nonphysical. Physically, the formations of architecture are in the form, size of proportion, and building elements. And non-physically, it also can be obtained from Panrita bola, and Lontara Bugis manuscripts.
Key words: Philosophy / sulapa eppa / Buginese traditional architecture
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