TRADITIONAL HOUSE MINAHASA
( WOOD HOUSE STAGE SATURN)
History and Development from Time to Time
Traditional Minahasa traditional house known as Wale or Bale, which means a place in the activities of family life. Based on the philosophy of Minahasa, Manado Stage Homes or Houses Minahasa Woloan from the village, has two stairs on the front porch. Stairs on the left and right of the front of the house plays a special role during the proposal by custom. Party men who want to woo the girl who lived in the house, had to go up the stairs to the house with the left. If we look at the man' s family out of the house with the right down the stairs, it means their proposal is received by the host. Conversely, if they are left down the stairs again, they used to go up to the stage house, it means they rejected the proposal to host parties.
The main characteristic of this traditional home with a Home Stage 16 to 18 poles. Some centuries ago there were traditional house inhabited by a large family of six to nine families. Each family is home alone and having a kitchen or taking care of his own household economy. Now, rare large custom home like this. In general, the structure consists of overhang ( setup) , living room ( leloangan) , living room ( pores) and rooms. The front chamber ( setup) serves to receive guests, especially when the family held a ceremony, as well as dining room.
Meanwhile, at the back of the house there is a couch that serves as a place to store kitchen utensils and cutlery, as well as a place to wash. The top of the house or attic ( soldor) serves as a place to store crops such as corn, rice and other results. The lower part of the house ( under) is usually used for a warehouse to store the boards, beams, timber, agricultural implements, wagons and pets.
Interestingly, the house is not open to residents in Minahasa tile. Because folosofi adopted is not good if live underground ( earthenware tiles) . The average home their zinc roofs, leaves, or other metal elements. They assume the only people who died lived in the basement. Even though there is a tile roof, the house is usually owned by immigrants. However, many people also home Minahasa zinc roofs like tile but is designed.
The first time home mempoluperkan Minahasa stage wearing disassembly system ( knock down system) is Paul Tiow, residents Woloan, 1942 ago. The idea of making this house unraveled after his Minahasa traditional house was bought by a Japanese soldier. Since then Paul started producing traditional Minahasa houses for sale. Paul trail later followed by Shelf Motulo.
This custom home marketing evolved between 1960 and 1980, but is still limited to the Minahasa area alone. Only after at Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Jakarta stands Minahasa traditional house in the 1980s, orders of several people from the island of Java and abroad began to arrive. The main raw material of traditional house consists of, iron wood for the frame, wooden nyantoh for floor, ceiling and wall wood cempaka for.
Currently wooden house on stilts Manado orders came from various regions in Indonesia and abroad. Stage Manado wooden house today could serve as a place to live, as a villa, cottage, gazebo, restaurant. You can also give this house as a gift to someone you love, whether it be in the form of Gazebo, Main Stage, Cottage, Bungalow or House Villa through a package of containers shipped from Woloan village, Minahasa regency as hometown Manado Stage Homes custom home.
As the successor to the ancestral cultural heritage Minahasa people, we try to preserve the ancestral cultural heritage through the effort of making Tou Minahasa Wooden Houses Knock-Down Minahasa so that cultural heritage is not lost to time and can still be enjoyed by future generations.