An Overview of the Construction Techniques of Traditional Malay Houses: Rumah Kutai, Perak

Khairul Fikri Khairudn, Nurul Hamiruddin Salleh, Srazali Aripin

Abstract


Rumah Kutai in Perak is amongst the oldest surviving traditional Malay house and is gradually disappearing from the indigenous cultural landscape of Malaysia. Therefore, it is crucial to preserve such precious Malay heritage especially on the unique construction methods for the next generation references. The subject of the research is construction techniques of the traditional Malay houses which is emphasized on the indigenous house of Perak, Rumah Kutai. This research, basically exploring on how Rumah Kutai is being constructed from the beginning until the end. Also, to examine the construction techniques especially on the jointing system (tanggam) of several components in Rumah Kutai. The research aims to study the construction techniques of traditional Rumah Kutai


Keywords


Traditional Malay house; Construction Techniques; Tanggam

Full Text:

PDF

References


Al Ahmadi, A. R. (2000). Petua Membina Rumah Melayu Dari Sudut Etnis Antropologi.

An Article From Vicinity Perak - Rumah Kutai, The Kutai House Of Perak In Kuala Kangsar - Volume 2 Issue 9, September 2006 - Part 1. (2017), 11–12.

Ariffin, M. ., & Talib, A. (2004). Perak Malay (Kutai) Architecture: a Methodological Approach in Extensive Survey and Analysis, 1–12.

Çelik, G. (2009). Construction Techniques of Four Traditional Ormana Houses. Middle East Technical University.

Hanafi, Z. (1996). Pembinaan Bangunan Tradisional Melayu (1st ed.). Amber Solara Publication.

Kamal, K. S., A.Wahab, L., & Majid, M. F. (2013). IRDC Research Documentation Project of Kutai House (Rumah Kutai), Bota, Perak, Malaysia, 166(December 2006), 157–166. Retrieved from http://buildingconservation.blogspot.my/2007/03/documentation-project-of-kutai-house_21.html

Sabil, A. Bin, & Utaberta, N. (2011). Documentation and analysis of sustainable design and application of Tanggam System in Malay traditional house. Advanced Materials Research, 291–294, 984–987. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.291-294.984

Talib, A. (2004). Establishing the Architectural Definition / Inventory of the Traditional Perak Malay Kutai Houses ( of the 1820 ’ S – 1900 ’ S ) and Its Potentials for the Purpose of Restoration, Conservation and Tourism, 1–22.

Yuan, L. J. (2002). The traditional Malay house. The Traditional Malay House, 2–25. Retrieved from elawmalaysia@igc.apc.org




DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i7.1131

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.