Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Jineng, Balinese traditional house

Jineng, Balinese traditional house
Balinese traditional house, is closely related to natural resources in Bali. Since the beginning of the Balinese life is inseparable from nature, and nature is a necessity of life for the people of Bali. And manufacture of home as well as the layout and position of the people of Bali are also influenced by life in nature.

Besides nature, Balinese house making, was also deployment by Hindu culture. Since most of the Balinese Hindus, the Hindu deployment of the basis for the development of the tradition and culture of Bali.

Balinese traditional house has many types and uses. Created by different functions. Still referring to the elements of nature and Hindu deployment. And most affected by the Balinese who initially mostly work as farmers in the fields. So the house making is also very concerned with the activities of the Balinese who work as farmers.

Of the many types of traditional Balinese house there, the most unique is Jineng. Jineng is a small house rice harvest storage. Rice kept in Jineng order for rice to be stored properly and durable. As temperatures warm air inside Jineng.

Jineng shaped like houses on stilts, which consists of four or six poles. The roof of a Jineng, triangular, who had the room with one door. Under the roof of a Jineng is a hall as a place to sit back and relax.

But now, Jineng function has changed. Because of the changing times, and the use of technology is increasingly widespread, so that the processing and storage of grain more easily and quickly. That's why the function and use a Jineng changed. Currently used as a Jineng unique bed for some people. The space that was once the roof of a Jineng as a storage of rice, now serves as a bed.

For Bali, making Jineng is a very lucrative industry. Since the product is a commodity export Jineng best for Bali.