Paper Title
Changes in The Function and Form of Mandalas Puri Agung Karangasem Bali, Indonesia

Puri Agung Karangasem is the residence of the descendants of the royal family of Karangasem Bali which was built in the 19th century by Stedehouder I namely Anak Agung Gede Jelantik, the first king of the Kingdom of Karangasem. The concept of puri development in general in Bali uses the concept of Sanga Mandala, while in Puri Agung Karangasem uses the concept of Tri Mandala (Utama Mandala, Madya Mandala and Nista Mandala). This change in concept resulted in changes in the function and shape of the building in each mandala. The meaning of mandala cannot be separated from the buildings that surround it. Changes to the physical mandala castle result in changes to the message and the signs and initial meaning contained. The purpose of this study was to determine the changes in mandala that occurred in Puri Agung Karangasem. This study used descriptive qualitative method. The results of this study are a change in the mandala castle which includes a change in function which results in changes in the shape of the mandala in Puri Agung Karangasem. The cause of the change was Dutch influence and acculturation with Chinese culture. Other causes are the result of the development of functions and space requirements resulting in changes in the form of the building and the addition of area to support the new building functions. Index Terms - Change, Mandala, Puri Agung Karangasem.