Wainyapu Villagers. Wainyapu Village is a traditional village on the west Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia. Their traditional house called Uma Bokulu

Wainyapu Villagers. Wainyapu Village is a traditional village on the west Sumba Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia. Their traditional house called Uma Bokulu

.Traditional peoples of the Dani tribe from Lembah Baliem are sitting in front of their house (traditionally called a honai)

.Traditional peoples of the Dani tribe from Lembah Baliem are sitting in front of their house (traditionally called a honai)

Indonesia, Flores Island | Mbaru Niang (traditional house in the village of Wae Rebo)

Indonesia, Flores Island | Mbaru Niang (traditional house in the village of Wae Rebo)

Rice House in Lombok Island, the West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia.  In Sasaknese we call it Lumbung, the island's inhabitants are 85% Sasak tribe

Rice House in Lombok Island, the West Nusa Tenggara province of Indonesia. In Sasaknese we call it Lumbung, the island's inhabitants are 85% Sasak tribe

Ceremonial House with Buffalo Heads, Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Ceremonial House with Buffalo Heads, Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Traditional house of Sasak people, Lombok island, Indonesia.

Traditional house of Sasak people, Lombok island, Indonesia.

This project by architecture collective Rumah Asuh involved the repair and reconstruction of the last remaining traditional thatched residences on Flores Island, Indonesia.

This project by architecture collective Rumah Asuh involved the repair and reconstruction of the last remaining traditional thatched residences on Flores Island, Indonesia.

Wae Rebo: The Remaining Trace of Manggarai Architectural Hallmark        There are five stories in an mbaru niang. Each has its own function. The lower story is for sleeping and living, and the highest is for the souls of ancestors, a sacred place in a house.

Wae Rebo: The Remaining Trace of Manggarai Architectural Hallmark There are five stories in an mbaru niang. Each has its own function. The lower story is for sleeping and living, and the highest is for the souls of ancestors, a sacred place in a house.

Vernacular Architecture in the Tropics | Tropical Architecture - Passive cooling

Vernacular Architecture in the Tropics | Tropical Architecture - Passive cooling

The construction of a ‘high hat’ roof of a traditional house in Tarung, Sumba. (The Traditional Architecture of Indonesia)

The construction of a ‘high hat’ roof of a traditional house in Tarung, Sumba. (The Traditional Architecture of Indonesia)

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