The craftsmen of Kudus in Central Java, Indonesia, are famous for their carved teak houses. This square foot one was transported to Vashon Island, WA. to be rebuilt on the land of Asian furniture importer, David Smith.
Villa Sarasvati is a five bedroomed-property comprised of two distinct areas, each with a private entrance and a private pool. On one side is a contemporary villa and on the other side is a one-bedroom antique Joglo house.
Villa Asli was designed by architects Made Sucipta Rokana and I Nyoman Suganda with a style based on the Javanese ‘Joglo’ style – characteristic of traditional upper class homes in the region of central Java. Joglo-styled structures have a very distinctive exterior form and interior support system. The defining exterior visual aspect of the Joglo style is a roof which joins an exterior, lower pyramid with a relatively flat pitch to a central, higher pyramid having a steeper pitch.