Rumah Bubungan Tinggi
Panji Setiadi Akbar
MAN 2 CIAMIS
Bubungan Tinggi” refers to its sharp roof (45 degrees steep). This type of house became so popular, that people out of the royalty also took interest in building it. Hence, there are houses with this all over South Kalimantan, and even crossing the borders of and . This type of house, of course, took more money than the usual house, so it was naturally the house of the rich.or Rumah Banjar or Ba-anjung is the most iconic type of house in . In the old kingdom time, this house is the core building in a complex of a palace. This particular house is where the King and his family would reside. Since 1850, there are various building around it with their own respective functions. The name “
Nowadays most Banjar people have little interest in building Bubungan Tinggi. Beside the fact that it takes a lot of money to build, people nowadays prefer the “modern” type of house. Its cultural values, however, are still appreciated. It is the main figure in both South Kalimantan and Banjarmasin‘s . Many of the modern governmental buildings are built with its’ traits.
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