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Shelter, sign, & symbol /

by Oliver, Paul [editor].
Type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 021420023X.Subject(s): Dwellings | Symbolism in architecture | Architecture, Domestic | Housing | Habitations | Australia | Vernacular architecture Symbolism
Contents:
Introduction / Paul Oliver -- Australian Aborigines and the definition of place / Amos Rapoport -- Three cities of Nepal / Jan Pieper -- Architecture and symbolism in Tibetan monasteries / Romi Khosla -- House decorations among South Asian people / Tore Hakansson -- Another thick wall pattern : Cappadocia / Suha Ozkan and Selahattin Onur -- The boat as an architectural symbol / Ronald Lewcock and Gerard Brans -- Art and magic in South Bantu vernacular architecture / James Walton -- Decorated houses of Pyrghi, Chios / Eugene Politis -- Reflex modernization in tribal societies / Fritz Morgenthaler -- Patterns of change in an African environment / Julian Beinart -- Mobile shelter in Pakistan / Hasan Uddin Khan -- The concert of settlement in the West African savannah / David Dalby -- Semiological urbanism : an analysis of the traditional Western Sudanese settlement / Alexander-Phaedow Lagopoulos -- Nike : the siting of a Japanese rural house / Keith Critchlow.
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Introduction / Paul Oliver -- Australian Aborigines and the definition of place / Amos Rapoport -- Three cities of Nepal / Jan Pieper -- Architecture and symbolism in Tibetan monasteries / Romi Khosla -- House decorations among South Asian people / Tore Hakansson -- Another thick wall pattern : Cappadocia / Suha Ozkan and Selahattin Onur -- The boat as an architectural symbol / Ronald Lewcock and Gerard Brans -- Art and magic in South Bantu vernacular architecture / James Walton -- Decorated houses of Pyrghi, Chios / Eugene Politis -- Reflex modernization in tribal societies / Fritz Morgenthaler -- Patterns of change in an African environment / Julian Beinart -- Mobile shelter in Pakistan / Hasan Uddin Khan -- The concert of settlement in the West African savannah / David Dalby -- Semiological urbanism : an analysis of the traditional Western Sudanese settlement / Alexander-Phaedow Lagopoulos -- Nike : the siting of a Japanese rural house / Keith Critchlow.

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