On this website, we have discussed the gazebo that has proved hugely popular throughout Europe and the Middle East. However, little is known about the Joglo, a similar structure that is breathtaking in its beauty and an ideal candidate for an outdoor structure.
The Joglo originates from the central island of Java in Indonesia and has been used for centuries in the construction of Javanese houses. With teak being a natural product in abundance, the Joglo is crafted to form the internal structure of a Javanese House. Its purpose is to hold up the roof structure but also serve as a greeting area for guests as well as dining and cooking. It was therefore important that it impressed upon visitors with its beautiful carvings signifying the households status. Many Joglos are still found in Javanese houses today.
Joglos come in a range of designs; however, the sizes are based on the number of cells. A cell is one of the square carvings on the roof ceiling. Joglo sizes can be 2 cells, 4 cells and even 6 cells.
Joglos in the 21st Century
Joglos have been adopted in the west for a range of uses, serving as an outdoor shading area very much like the tropical gazebo. These large structures can be found in palaces and sumptuous private residences. Lately they have been found inside restaurants to add a unique ambiance to the dining scene. They have even been used as car ports.
We can supply joglos to customers in Dubai and the UAE. We can even customise designs and sizes to suit customer requirements. Falaknaz – the Warehouse