• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 10, Pages: 1-5

Original Article

House Typology of Musi River’s Edge in the City of Palembang, South of Sumatra – Indonesia


Background/Objectives: Riverside’s houses have specific traits that created by natural form, such as river’s water level, and river edges. Developments give rise to problems, namely: How typology building forms that are highly dependent on the river water. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The method used is a qualitative method, with a descriptive analysis of the conduct, as well as the study of the relevant literature to gain an understanding of the order of the settlements by the river. Result: This study found that, typology of the house Musi river bank happens comprised of: home floating on water that can move because it has no foundation; house floating on water that cannot move because it has a foundation that is embedded in the soil at the bottom of the river. Type the form space in which occur on the mainland are distinguished at the height of the face of the conservatory floors corresponding to the status of nobility from the occupant of the House. While the type of the stage above the water, the type form of space it has the same high floor height, this shows the status of occupants that is the ordinary society. Conclusion/Application: Musi river settlements into a tourist attraction of the city, and become cultural preservation and building up to now.

Keywords: House Preservation, Riverside, Typology


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