Ethnomathematics of Balinese Traditional Houses

  • I Gusti Putu Suharta
  • I Gusti Putu Sudiarta
  • I Wayan Puja Astawa


The purpose of this research is to explore the Ethnomathematics of Balinese Traditional Houses primarily concerned with Balinese Traditional Carvings and Buildings. The type of this research is exploration. Objects of this research are 3 carvers and 2 builders of Balinese Traditional Houses. Ethnomathematical Data of Balinese Traditional Houses were collected through observations, questionnaires, and interviews...


Balamurugan, M. (2015). Ethnomathematics; An Approach For Learning Mathematics From Multicultural Perspectives.  International Journal Of Modern Research And Reviews. 3(6):  716-720

Balitbang Puskar. ( 2010). Development of Cultural Education and Nation Character.Jakarta: Kemdiknas

D’ Ambrosio, Ubiratan. (1985). Ethnomathematics & its Place in the History & Pedagogy of Mathematics. For the Learning of Mathematics 5 (2): 44-48

François, Karen.(2010). The role of Ethnomathematics within Mathematics Education. Proceedings of CERME 6, January 28th-February 1st 2009, Lyon France

Ilman Santoso (2015). Traditional Balinese Traditional House. Available on:

Iluno, C. And Taylor, J.I. (2013). Ethnomathematics: The Key to Optimizing Learning and Teaching of Mathematics. IOSR Journal of Research & Method in Education (IOSR-JRME) .3(1): 53-57

Jenni L. Harding-DeKam. (2007). Foundations in Ethnomathematics for Prospective Elementary Teachers.The Journal of Mathematics and Culture. 2(1):1-19

Mohammed Waziri Yusuf, Ibrahim Saidu, Aisha Halliru.2010. Ethnomathematics ( A Mathematical Game in Hausa Culture). International Journal of Mathematical Science Education. 3(1): 36 – 42

Patrick Obere Abiam, Okechukwu S. Abonyi, J. O. Ugama and Gabriel Okafor. 2016. Effects of Ethnomathematics-based Instructional Approach on Primary School Pupils’ Achievement in Geometry. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports. 9(2): 1-15

Pulasari, dkk. (2008). Cakepan Asta Kosala kosali lan Asta Bhumi. Surabaya: Paramita

Rosa,M & Orey, D,C. (2011). Ethnomathematics: the cultural aspects of mathematics. Revista Latinoamericana de Etnomatemática, 4(2): 32-54

Unodiaku, Stanislus Sochima. (2013). Effect of Ethno-Mathematics Teaching Materials on Students’Achievement in Mathematics in Enugu State. Journal of Education and Practice .4(23): 70-77

Waziri Yusuf M, Ibrahim Saidu, dan Aisha Halliru. (2010). Ethnomathematics (A Mathematical Game in Hausa Culture).  International Journal of Mathematical Science Education. 3(1): 36 – 42

Widana, IB. (2011). Dharmaning Hasta Kosala Arsitektur Bali. Denpasar: Dharma Putra

How to Cite
SUHARTA, I Gusti Putu; SUDIARTA, I Gusti Putu; ASTAWA, I Wayan Puja. Ethnomathematics of Balinese Traditional Houses. International Research Journal of Engineering, IT & Scientific Research, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 4, p. 42-50, july 2017. ISSN 2454-2261. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 sep. 2017. doi:


Asta Bumi; Ethnomathematics; Asta Kosala-Kosali; Balinese Traditional Houses;