Joglo is the most characteristically and complex house. Joglo is associated with the residence of nobility, traditionally reversed for Javanese Palace (Kraton, official residence and the house of aristocrate). But, the simplicity remain the main feature. This simplicity can be seen from the square or rectangular shape on basic building. This form is in accordance with the philosophy of Javanese society that symbolizing a firmness in carrying out the principle of responsibility on ones life.
This simplicity turns out to have a very powerful function, that the foundation was formed rigidity softened structure, so the system can harmonize the building shaking as occurs at the soil surface, so the building will not be broken at the pillars in case of big earthquake
Frame construction system has a compact locking system to maintain stability in the overall construction of its roof, because it can be seen from its structure clearly that the theory of construction expenses by following the nature of Earth’s gravity is flattened with heavy loads on the roof construction will result in the overall construction of the house became stable and rigid.