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Housing, culture, and design : a comparative perspective

Author: Setha M Low; Erve Chambers
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Has its roots in two symposia held during 1985 at the annual meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology and the Environmental Design Research Association"--Introd.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Housing, culture, and design.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©1989
(OCoLC)579049273
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Setha M Low; Erve Chambers
ISBN: 0812281209 9780812281200 0812212711 9780812212716
OCLC Number: 17954338
Notes: "Has its roots in two symposia held during 1985 at the annual meetings of the Society for Applied Anthropology and the Environmental Design Research Association"--Introduction.
Description: xxi, 418 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Amos Rapoport --
Introduction / Erve Chambers and Setha M. Low --
Housing and the material basis of social reproduction : political conflict and the quality of life in New York City / Delmos J. Jones and Joan T. Turner --
Politics, culture, and the built form : user reaction to the privatization of state housing in South Africa / Graeme J. Hardie and Timothy Hart --
Housing and culture for native groups in Canada / Kenneth McDowell --
Culture, policy, and production : making low-cost housing in Sri Lanka / Edward Robbins --
Gentrification : the redefinition of urban neighborhood / Richard J. Dent --
Translating anthropological concepts into architectural practice / Roderick J. Lawrence --
"Cultural space" as a needed research concept in the study of housing change : the white pueblos of Andalusia / Dennis Doxtater. The architecture of nomadism : Gabra placemaking and culture / Labelle Prussin --
Behavior in the house : a cross-cultural comparison using behavior-setting methodology / Robert B. Bechtel --
Residents'and outsiders' perceptions of the environment / Sidney Brower --
House, home, and identity in contemporary American culture / David M. Hummon --
Getting respect in the Kandyan Highlands : the house, the community, and the self in a Third World society / James S. Duncan --
Architecture as a medium for culture : public institution and private house / Julia W. Robinson --
Domestic privacy : gender, culture, and development issues / Sandra C. Howell and Vana Tentokali --
Dual aspects of tradition in Saudi Arabian urban housing development / Peter G. Rowe --
Contextual transformations of traditional housing in Kabul, Afghanistan / William B. Bechhoefer. Vernacular architecture as an expression of its social context in Eressos, Greece / Eleftherios Pavlides and Jana E. Hesser --
Cultural implications of housing design policy in India / Jon Lang --
Progressive development and cultural factors in low-cost housing in Bogotá, Colombia / Mario Noriega, Wren Rogers, and Ignacio Restrepo.
Responsibility: Setha M. Low, Erve Chambers, editors ; foreword by Amos Rapoport.

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