Indonesia Architecture

The Architecture of Indonesia reflects the diversity of cultural, historical and geographic influences that have shaped Indonesia as a whole. Invaders, colonisers, missionaries, merchants and traders brought cultural changes that had a profound effect on building styles and techniques. Traditionally, the most significant foreign influence has been Indian. However, Chinese, Arab—and since the 18th and 19th centuries—European influences have played significant roles too in shaping Indonesian archt
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Minangkabau Traditional House 'Rumah Gadang' - West Sumatra, Indonesia

Very picturesque Jakarta, Indonesia . A great photo by Ricky Purnadi Riqua. "Great House" structures representative of the Minangkabau culture in West Sumatra Indonesia.the music, dance, and food are equally exotic.

A traditional Batak house in Sumatra, Indonesia, is part of an exhibit at Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany.

A traditional Batak house in Sumatra, Indonesia, is part of an exhibit at Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Photo by Deidi Von Schaewen.

Besakih Temple  - the mother temple for Balinese Hindus - on the slopes of Gunung Agung. #Bali #doors #pintu

Besakih Temple - the mother temple for Balinese Hindus - on the slopes of Gunung Agung, Bali - Indonesia

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional Torajan house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.

Indonesia, Sulawesi, Tana Toraja, Marante village, traditional house known as tongkonan with intricate hand-carved and painted wooden wall panels and a dragon figure above a water buffalo head replica. Water buffaloes are sacrificed at funeral ceremonies.

Tuk Tuk village & waterfall, Samosir Island, Lake Toba, North Sumatra…

JC WORLD Tuk Tuk village & waterfall, Samosir Island, Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia. natural waterfalls and traditional architecture roof batak

Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia

26 Unique Indonesian Houses You Won't Believe People Really Live In

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