Decorative Architecture of Pura Dalem Jagaraga, Buleleng as Learning Resourcein Ragam Hias Bali Course

  • I Nyoman Sila Department of Art Education, Faculty of Language and Art Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Indonesia
Keywords: Pura Dalem Jagaraga, Decorative Motif, Learning Resource


Learning resources is one of the important factors to achieve the learning objectives. Books are not the only source of learning, but the environment can be used as a learning resource such as decorative architecture in the learning environment. Pura Dalem Jagaraga is one of the sacred buildings located in Buleleng Regency, Bali. As a relic of history, this temple has a unique decoration than the other temples. In general, decorations on the architecture of the temple in Bali using traditional decorative patterns. But there is combination of traditional and modern decorative motives in the architecture of Pura Dalem Jagaraga. This unique characteristic of decorative architecture at Pura Dalem Jagaraga is used as learning resource about local wisdom for students of Department of Fine Arts Education. This uniqueness can be seen from the types of decorative motives that exist in the architecture, composition, and the technique of applying this decorative motive. The learning method used in the course is a field study. The types of decorative motives in Pura Dalem Jagaraga architecture are reliefs using traditional and modern motives located in the front wall of the temple, such as decorations of Dutch man driving car, a person riding bicycle, a person getting on boat, airplanes, a person playing kites, a person climbing up trees, puppet motives and fish motives. The composition of decorative motives spreads across the fence wall. The application of decorative with carving or chiseling techniques by combining traditional and modern decorative shows the dynamic creativity of Buleleng artists in creating decorative motives in sacred buildings, and this is different from the existing standards in Bali.