February 21, 2009 at 11:06 pm 10 comments

Phillipines House


The Nipa hut also known as Bahay Kubo, is an indigenous house used in the Philippine Islands. The native house is constructed out of bamboo tied together, with a thatched roof using dried grass.
Nipa hut

Nipa huts were once the native houses of the indigenous people of the Philippines before the Spaniards arrived, and is still used today, especially in rural areas. Different architectural designs are present among the different ethno-linguistic groups in the country, although all of them conform to being stilt houses, similar to those found in neighboring countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Palau, and the Pacific Islands.


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10 Comments Add your own

  • 1. RIZAL  |  March 19, 2009 at 7:51 am

    why the houses NIPA HUT used roof from dried grass…?

  • 2. RIZAL  |  March 19, 2009 at 7:56 am

    what the specials from NIPA HUT….?

  • 3. Nuraeni  |  March 19, 2009 at 8:27 am

    I think that house look so beautiful, though it make from bamboo. but, why the house is call NIPA HUT ? and is today still much the houses as that ???
    thank ‘s .

  • 4. nik suzana  |  April 2, 2009 at 10:31 am

    in malaysia,this house was very seldomly beeb seen at here. does in philiphine still many people use this house??

  • 5. Tati Y, Fitriani S, Rosidah, Ade S  |  April 14, 2009 at 1:25 am

    we comment…… that very good, atmosphere is very cool and quiet. Although it simple, far from urban areas, but according to my place, very comfortable for rest and far from the air pollution, instead that there are so many trees that are very fertile leaf-green leaves.

  • 6. ari,dikdik  |  April 14, 2009 at 1:31 am

    according to our house filipin is very good, unique and creative, this is only in the house made with materials that simple, but even so this house is quite strong and durable. and because of the making of this house is only a natural course, this house looks so simple, natural, but very beautiful look at .. may increase with the size of this house filipin akan more comfortable and freely for the tempati ..

  • 7. Wulung H,CuCu S,Saeful M.  |  April 14, 2009 at 2:56 am

    According to our group or this Nipa Pondok which also is known as Bahay Kubo, many in use in many of the island-state with a very simple and unique to attract attention of foreign-People and our own State of Indonesia.Rumah Nipa Pondok this can be found in the States such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Palau, and the Pacific Islands.

  • 8. ahmad kamaludin,kiki  |  April 15, 2009 at 4:21 am

    I look house is very beautiful.
    The house is very beautiful and comfortable place to live in make us or for vacation only.
    But what is special and the excess of NIPA HUT?

  • 9. ¬pSt.myLa™  |  October 11, 2009 at 12:04 pm

    when was the nipa hut discovered ??
    who was discoverd the nipa hut ??

  • 10. peraaspedaCes  |  June 20, 2010 at 6:49 am

    i’am glad fo find this place, i love tv shows ,games:)

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