• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 19, Pages: 1-15

Original Article

Experimentation for Development for Ark’a Modulam Foundation as an Alternative to Create Amphibious Architecture in the Urban Floodplain in Kalimantan


Objective: This study describes the development study on amphibious foundation called Ark’a Modulam. To describe the development study of this Ark’a Modulam foundation. Methods/Findings: This study is arranged based on the first year of 3 years consecutively-planned research. The method used was engineering design to formulate the alternatives. The experimenta description and discussion supports the concept of amphibious architecture of living houses. Application: This study is hopefully able to benefit in developing flood resilient houses especially for urban floodplain settlement in Kalimantan. 

Keywords: Amphibious, Architecture, Ark’a Modulam, Floodplain, Foundation 


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