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

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

With Indonesia’s cultural diversity comes a fantastic architectural variety. Only by showcasing dwellings from across Indonesia can a true depiction of uniqueness be shown.

And by unique, we mean really unique.

Here are 26 examples of why it’s all about Indonesia’s unique houses…

Sumatra

You know Sumatrans mean business when their houses look like buffalo horns. A traditional home of the Minangkabau People

bucathyjalanjalan.wordpress.com

bucathyjalanjalan.wordpress.com

anarchitecturalhumanism.blogspot.com.au

anarchitecturalhumanism.blogspot.com.au

Or A Chill Toba Batak House

www.rumahbolon.com

www.rumahbolon.com

Bali

It’s not all hotels and concrete villas. We’re lovin’ the bamboo chic…

greenvillagebali.com

greenvillagebali.com

greenvillagebali.com

greenvillagebali.com

By The Seaside
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m.kaskus.co.id

globetrooper.com

globetrooper.com

Earthquake

This new-age, affordable and ergonomic domes that were built after the Tsunami in Aceh look like they belong on the moon!

www.atlantafalconslimos.com

www.atlantafalconslimos.com

Javanese

The classic Javanese Joglo design.

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ww2.javalandrealty.com

… And how the ancestors experienced it

www.javaunique.com

www.javaunique.com

Kalimantan
indonesiaadventure.com

indonesiaadventure.com

indonesiaadventure.com

indonesiaadventure.com

Betang House, A Government House in Central Kalimantan

www.panoramio.com

www.panoramio.com

www.indonesia-tourism.com

www.indonesia-tourism.com

 

A Taste Of Modernity

Indonesian architecture is boldly stepping into the future too, with Tanah Teduh

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williamkalengkongan.com

architectsandartisans.com

architectsandartisans.com

www.elanorabali.com

www.elanorabali.com

Sumba

Returning to a good old throwback from Sumba.

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commons.wikimedia.org

rumahasuh.co.id

rumahasuh.co.id

Sulawesi

Tongkonan houses are simply unique.

juliesartoni.blogspot.com.au

juliesartoni.blogspot.com.au

www.trek2asia.com

www.trek2asia.com

West Papua

The Korowai people have some of the best tree houses in the world

trek-papua.com

trek-papua.com

… See?

trek-papua.com

trek-papua.com

Raja Ampat

And finally, Raja Ampat…

www.stayrajaampat.com

www.stayrajaampat.com

www.misoolecoresort.com

www.misoolecoresort.com

So now you’re sick of your house, which one from the list would you pick to live in?

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