Banana Bark as A Part of Acoustic Design Unit by Hybrid Technology Application

Permanasari, Maharani Dian and Larasati, Dwinita and Widiawati, Dian (2014) Banana Bark as A Part of Acoustic Design Unit by Hybrid Technology Application. J. Vis. Art & Des.

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Abstract

Banana bark is one of tropical indigenous natural resources that can be used as main material for many products. Being a fast-growing renewable material, it is durable and has natural patterns that people find visually attractive. Naturally, its textures and patterns are its main values; therefore it has the potential to be developed further. This research is needed to optimize t he growth of small craft industries of banana bark, including the community where production activities take place, and also to provide information or reference of banana bark utilizations. Previous experiments conclude that banana bark has porous structure, high flexibility, relatively water-resistant due to its natural wax coating that resists water droplets, unless being washed down immensely. Also, due to its softwood- and paper-like properties, ithas many possibilities to be formed and processed into various functional products, mostly as craft products. In the subsequent study, the research about the utilization of banana bark in small industries starting from the harvesting system, handling problems in raw material supply, applying proper technology in improving the material’s quality, improving the human-resource working culture by appropriate technologies, and also innovating the product’s designs. The recommended designs can be implemented to improve the performance and qualities of banana bark products.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
Divisions: Karya Tulis Ilmiah
Depositing User: Agus Wardana
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2021 09:49
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2021 09:52
URI: http://eprints.itenas.ac.id/id/eprint/946

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