In addition to earthquake-resistant homes, such as Styrofoam dome homes and Solaleya Domes there is still another earthquake resistant housing that is home Gadang. Gadang house is named for the traditional house of Minangkabau, West Sumatra Province, Indonesia country. Why is this house is said to one of the houses withstand earthquakes?
Overview flashback story that reminds me of home Gadang is when an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter on Wednesday (2/9/2009) centered at 142 kilometers southwest of Tasikmalaya, West Java, was felt up to the island of Bali. This earthquake destroyed the Tasikmalaya and casualties of approximately 57 people with details of 21 people Cianjur, Garut 10 people, 2 people of Sukabumi, Tasikmalaya 9 people, 8 people in Bandung, West Bandung 1, Bogor 2, Ciamis 4 people.