Whilst in northern Australia we continue to build concrete bunkers reliant on air-con our closest neighbors continue their traditional appropriate design - maybe we could learn something.

Examples are from the three main Islands Sumba, Flores and West Timor.


Gathered here are some pictures of tradtional buildings in Nusa Tenggara Timor Indonesia (NTT). In contrast to many tropical design books showcasing the houses of the extremely rich here are some examples of simple and function buildings styles of the rural poor.
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