Deconstruction of minimalist residential design development practice in South Kuta


  • I Made Pande Artadi Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • A. A. Ngurah Anom Kumbara Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Putu Rumawan Salain Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia
  • Ida Bagus Gde Pujaastawa Udayana University, Denpasar, Indonesia


capitalism, design, lifestyle, minimalism, residential


Minimalist residential develops was received massively in the middle of Balinese society, carrying the values ??of modernity by prioritizing function, the strength of ratio, and ignoring the past (ahistoric). The development and acceptance of these residences were contrary to Bali Provincial Regulation No. 05/2005 which requires residential buildings to display Balinese style. Massive acceptance of minimalist residential has implications in the dimensions of Balinese environmental, social, and cultural identity. The purpose of the study was to uncover the factors underlying the development and acceptance of minimalist dwelling in South Kuta. The research approach used was the cultural studies and design studies approach. The type of data collected was qualitative data obtained through observation, in-depth interviews, reading, and document checking. All data were analyzed using the qualitative interpretative analysis method. To understand and interpret the data, theories of deconstruction, consumerism, semiotics and identity theory are used. The results revealed that the development and acceptance of a minimalist residential design on a massive scale in South Kuta was due to the factor of capitalism and lifestyle changes.


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How to Cite

Artadi, I. M. P., Kumbara, A. A. N. A., Salain, P. R., & Pujaastawa, I. B. G. (2020). Deconstruction of minimalist residential design development practice in South Kuta. International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture, 6(2), 28-35.



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