An Analysing of a Balinese Traditional Gateway Design (Kori Agung) in Puri Agung Ubud, Bali

N P E T Subrata, M S Iskandar

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The purpose of this study was to determine the analysis of the form of the Kori Agung design and ornaments at Puri Agung Ubud. Kori Agung or pemedal is the yard door for the house of someone who is Brahmin or Kshatriya. This Kori Agung, in every form, uses philosophical concepts related to traditional Balinese architecture, each part of the form of Kori Agung contained various ornaments such as Keketusan, Pepatran and Kekarangan. These ornaments give value or meaning to the characteristics of the function of the building. The form of Kori Agung is divided into three parts, namely the head, body, and legs. Each part generally takes ornaments with motifs in the form of faces, lotuses, creepers, jugs, and so on. This study uses a qualitative descriptive method, with data analysis techniques and data collection utilizing field observations and literature related to this research. The Conclusion obtained in this rsearch is in the building Kori Agung in Puri Agung Ubud applying the concept of consideration in tradisional Balinese architecture, namely: the concept of Sanga Mandala, Asta Kosala Kosali, Tri Hita Karana, and Tri Angga. As for the application of ornamens there are some pepatran and keketusan that are common in other Kori Agung, For its character uses Karang Bhoma as a symbolic of the function of the building as a Puri or holy place.

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