Southeast Asian tour to see the traditional architecture of each country, show there are some aspects that have a common architecture. Roof forms are similar between Thailand, Philipine, and Indonesia. As well as the materials used are also similar. This may be because the location of the three countries nears the equator. Tropical climates are familiar with only 2 seasons, namely summer and rainy seasons. Traditional building architects they differ from those in Japan and Korea has four seasons like in Europe.
Lodging in Thailand, Thai people have a strong sense of attachment to the place of residence as well as their birthplace. Housing styles and lifestyles may changed, but how was the attitude and respect for Thai people to residence they are basically still the same. The intensity of the feeling of attachment towards home among the new generation now just is not as strong as ever, but still alive. The house not only as a residence, as well as the central life, love, warm-hearted, even as a place of refuge if required at the time of seasonal floods hit. Each region has its characteristic differences in styles as diverse as the middle (Ruen Thai Pak Glang) gets the influence of Buddhism is very strong, northern style (Ruen Galae) influence Lana style, southern style (Ruen Thai Muslims) adopt the Muslim architecture, and style the northeast (Isaan Ruen).
As the embodiment of social and cultural Thailand, composition and design of Traditional Thai houses in earlier times was to live together and spend time with the family members by because it’s traditional home has a sub-house on one platform. All family members can gather and enjoy the days together. Like countries that are in the tropics makes traditional Thai architecture also
greatly influenced by the hot and rainy climate which often cause flooding seasonal.