Tsùn – 圳

An open waterway that provides clean fresh water for drinking and irrigational use. Small ones are called “Kau 溝”, big ones are called called “Tsùn 圳”. Project: Ksôkong Tsùn Irrigation System, Taiwan Climate: Tropical savanna climate with dry-winter characteristics Year: proximity 1839 Water type: river water Landscape type: river plain Altitude: 0-20 m.a.s.l. (meters above…

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Pi – 陂

Water gate that regulates water between irrigation ditches. Project: Ksôkong Tsùn Irrigation System, Taiwan Climate: Tropical savanna climate with dry-winter characteristics Year: 1839 Water type: river water Landscape type: river plain Altitude: 0-20 m.a.s.l. (meters above sea level) Soil condition: alluvial soil Materials: brick, metal, wood Period: permanent Form: Point Use or Function: control

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Kampung Naga

An integrated living system of a traditionalSundanese hamlet in West Java, Indonesia. Ayu Tri Prestasia and Boomi Kim The spatial organization of Kampung Naga is influenced by its location on the valley. The topographical characteristics of the site defines the vertical zonation of the hamlet, which is closely related to the utilization of the landscape…

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Ksôkong Tsùn Irrigation System

A traditional irrigation system that set thethe foundation of Kaohsiung City. Man-Chuan Sandy Lin The growth of Kaohsiung is closely related to its irrigation system. The Ksôkong Tsùn irrigation system is a traditional water management and irrigation system used for the purpose of agriculture. The system dates back in 19th century and it has been…

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Kamalir and Nandur

Kamalir is cleaning waterways from weeds and parasites. It is done by the men in Kampung Naga as part of regular community activities before the planting season. Nandur is the activity of planting rice in the fields. This includes regulating the amount of water collected in each parcel to suit the needs of rice seeds…

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Rice husking station

In Kampung Naga, rice is pounded manually using traditional tools. This activity is carried out at the rice husking station which is built on a fishpond. Rice husks will be thrown into fishpond to feed the fish. Project:: Kampung Naga Climate: Tropical – Mild temperate humid Year: Current Water Type: Fresh water Landscape: Plains Meaning:…

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Nyusu Air

Nyusu air – spring water – is the only source of drinking water in Kampung Naga. The inhabitants collect the Nyusu water from the faucet at a platform on a fishpond. Project: Kampung Naga Climate: Tropical – Mild temperate humid Year: Current Water Type: Fresh water Landscape: Plains Meaning: Utilitarian Water workers & users: Inhabitants…

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Latrine

In Kampung Naga, toilet units were built above the fishponds in a communal area outside the settlement area. Each latrine has 2 water tanks that separate water from the river and the spring. Project: Kampung Naga Climate: Tropical – Mild temperate humid Year: Current Water Type: Fresh water Landscape: Plains Meaning: Utilitarian Water workers &…

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Cleaning the Mosque

In the settlement area of Kampung Naga, the use of water is only found at the mosque, as part of religious rituals before prayer. Besides, sometimes people also use it to wash food materials. This water tub has 2 tanks which are used to separate water from the river or the spring. Project: Kampung Naga…

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Pān – 汴

Water gate that regulates water between irrigation ditches. Project: Ksôkong Tsùn Irrigation System, Taiwan Climate: Tropical savanna climate with dry-winter characteristics Year: 1839 Water type: river water Landscape type: river plein Altitude: 0-20 m.a.s.l. (meters above sea level) Soil condition: alluvial soil Materials: brick, metal, wood Period: permanent Form: Point Use or Function: control

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