BYO Living : Architecture and Interior Material Innovation Through Nusantara Weaving

  • Ni Made Sri Wahyuni Trisna
  • Ni Kadek Yuni Utami
Keywords: BYO Living, Indonesia Heritage Weaving, Innovation, Material

Abstract

The decreased interest of using Nusantara material in Indonesia, raises identity crisis in architecture and interior design. The emersion of new modern material tends to make the design look uniform. Weaving is a part of culture in Indonesia. In former architecture and interior design, woven panel is often found in wall of traditional homes, which makes society’s notion for cheap, non-luxurious and old-fashioned material. BYO Living appears as a new material innovation that applies the Nusantara weaving in modern way. BYO Living brings an enlightment of weaving by its products as a new architecture and interior material. The collaboration between BYO Living with  Andra Matin architect at Venice Architecture Biennale 2018 in Italy brought their installation rewards a Special Mention Award in applying the Nusantara identity. This study uses qualitative methods through data obtained from observation, documentation, internet studies and relevant theoretical reviews. In this article, we describe the development of weaving as one of the Nusantara Material in Indonesia and how BYO Living comes as a inovative and creative solution through Innovation theory. This article expected to be able to provide information about the existence of BYO Living, with its Nusantara weaving as one of the contemporary material innovations in the globalization era.

Published
2019-09-05
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