Saturday, May 16, 2015

Indonesia: Traditional Toraja Houses

Tongkonan is the traditional ancestral house, or rumah adat of the Torajan people, in Sulawesi, Indonesia. Tongkonan have a distinguishing boat-shaped and oversized saddleback roof. Like most of Indonesia’s Austronesian-based traditional architecturetongkonan are built on piles.

Thanks to Ms Shinta

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