Modern Tropical House Design. Tropical house model has been developed and is considered very suitable to be applied for in accordance with the climatic conditions are tropical. Tropical house is a house of its component elements used are designed and adapted to the tropical climate. Houses like this will optimize the potential of the tropical climate and reduce the impact of tropical climate. In tropical areas, the sun shines every day continues over time so that the sun is at the potential of abundant and can be used to support the establishment of a comfortable home.
Besides having a lot of potential exposure, tropical climate has an impact on the condition of the air hot and humid. When the dry season, the air temperature will be very hot, but if it has been entered in the rainy season will be very humid air. Of these factors the tropical house is also a safe way to control the temperature of the air inside the house.
Control of the air temperature can be done by increasing the volume of the roof space, enlarging the ventilation, open arrangement of the room, creating an indoor and expanding the plants in the home environment. From the discussion above it can be concluded that the tropical house design is a design house that has a wide terrace, sloping roof, has an open space to get the light, and the number of vents for air circulation.
The characteristics of tropical architecture:
- The roof is relatively higher and has a slope of about 30 degrees, it serves to reduce the heat coming from the roof.
- Have roof is large enough to prevent the entry of excess heat into the house. It also reduces and protects from rain accompanied by wind so that the atmosphere in the house also remains safe.
- Have adequate ventilation to facilitate air exchange in the house well.