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.
Pendopo Sasono Mulyo Kasunanan Surakarta (1810) (Explore Apr 26, 2012 #410).This is one of the "pendopo" around the Surakarta palace. Its typical Javanese architecture is full of meaning. The vertical pillars represents the world of human connected to the upper world. While the Joglo structure was made open suggesting that Javanese people are open to their surroundings.