Published at Saturday, 25 May 2019. Heritage Shack. By Lukas Schubert.
Desa Pedawa is in an elevation position ranging between 450-800 meters above sea level. Located at a distance of 12 km from Banjar District and 30 km from Singaraja City. This village has five sub-village (Banjar) called 'Sambangan'. The livelihoods of the population are generally farming and in the past this area was very famous for the production of palm sugar. Many people became tappers of palm sugar at that time.
Change does not only occur in the community, but also changes in the architecture of traditional homes are inevitable. Changes that occur in form, function and building elements are a form of adaptation to the weather, technological developments and lifestyle changes.
Desa Pedawa or Pedawa village is an authentic Bali village known by Balinese as the Bali Aga or Bali Mula. This village is inhabited by native people in Bali before the arrival of Majapahit Hindu (Siva-Buddha) people. This is proved by the existence of historical heritage in the Megalithic era in the form of two sarcophagus in this village area. Also It was found that Pedawa village did not have a caste system (social hierarchy), unlike villages in Bali island.
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