Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Vocational Education

Local Wisdom of Traditional House in Earthquake Risk Mitigation (Comparison of Traditional House in Kampung Naga, West Java and Minka Gassho-Zukuri Architecture in Shirakawa Village, Gifu Perfecture, Japan)

Authors
Ahmad Yani, Lilis Widaningsih, Rosita
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Ahmad Yani
Available Online November 2015.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icieve-15.2016.4How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Local Wisdom, Shirakawa, Kampung Naga, Mitigating, Earthquake Risk
Abstract
Long before information and technology are developed, Japanese people have been aware that they live in an earthquake area. They have local wisdom how to build houses in the attempt of mitigating earthquake risk. Japanese traditional house such as Minka style in Shirakawa Village, Gifu Prefecture is an example. Indonesia also has local wisdom in disaster mitigation. Kampung Naga in West Java Province is the example. Based on the facts above, the researchers want to learn more the architecture of Minka traditional house in Shirakawa Village, Gifu Prefecture, Japan and Kampung Naga traditional house in West Java, Indonesia. The study focuses on the best of traditional technology to adapt to earthquake. The research aims to find local wisdom values as learning resource for the next generation of each culture. In detail, the study intends to (1) describe the architecture of Minka traditional house in Shirakawa Village, Japan and Kampung Naga traditional house in West Java, Indonesia; (2) depict the traditional norms of building Minka traditional house in Shirakawa Village, Japan and Kampung Naga traditional house in West Java, Indonesia; and (3) describe local wisdom values which can be found in traditional houses as learning resource in schools in West Java, Indonesia. The study employs descriptive method and intends to describe the values of local wisdoms in traditional houses in adapting to earthquake. Location of the research is in Kampung Naga West Java Indonesia, Shirakawa Village, and at some primary schools in West Java, Indonesia and around Tokyo. Methods of data collection are interviews and field observations. The results are research article published in the journal, textbooks used as a learning resource in elementary and junior high school, and reports to funders are Sumitomo foundations.
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2015 International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Vocational Education
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Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
November 2015
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978-94-6252-171-1
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2352-5398
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https://doi.org/10.2991/icieve-15.2016.4How to use a DOI?
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