Philosophy of Bale Tani as a Traditional House of the Lombok Sasak Tribe in the Sade Traditional Village


  • Talim Talim STIEPARI, Semarang
  • Yustina Denik Risyanti STIEPARI, Semarang  
  •  Lendra Yuspi Muhammadiyah University, Purwokerto  



Bale Tani Philosophy, Architectural Design, Traditional House


Bale Tani is one of the traditional houses with a unique architectural form typical of Lombok and still survives to this day. Full of philosophical meaning, the traditional Bale Tani house is proof of the high philosophy of life of the Lombok people, especially the Sasak tribe. However, with increasingly rapid development, the meaning of building a house with a design based on philosophical values ​​is now becoming increasingly rare. The purpose of this article is to find out the symbolic meaning or philosophy contained in every architectural design and construction of the typical Lombok Bale Tani traditional house which is always held in high esteem. The research method is a qualitative method with a descriptive approach. This research was conducted in Sade Hamlet, Rambitan Village, Pujut District, Central Lombok Regency, the informants in this research were the community, traditional leaders and cultural observers. Data collection methods use observation, interviews and documentation with data analysis techniques using interactive analysis models. Based on research results obtained in the field, building houses with designs based on philosophical values is now becoming rare, especially for modern houses. However, for the people of Lombok, the design and architecture of the traditional Bale Tani house is still being preserved. We can see this directly in the Sade Tourism Village. In this tourist village there are around 150 traditional Bale Tani houses which are still original.


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How to Cite

Talim Talim, Yustina Denik Risyanti, &  Lendra Yuspi Muhammadiyah. (2023). Philosophy of Bale Tani as a Traditional House of the Lombok Sasak Tribe in the Sade Traditional Village. International Conference On Digital Advanced Tourism Management And Technology, 1(2), 220–231.




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