2011 : THE USE OF HEARTH IN TENGGER SOCIETY OF EAST JAVA.

Prof. Ir. Endang Titi Sunarti BD M.Arch., Ph.D


Abstract

The use of hearth in Tengger sociaty was investigated, aiming to identify the main function, time efficiency and culture of using the hearth. Methods used were qualitative and quantitative assessments. The data was carried out by means of hierarchy and classification of houses. The results revealed that the activity segmentation around the hearth divided into room for cooking and room for receiving guests. In addition, the use of hearth influenced by time factor and the existing social structure.