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Vernacular architecture of West Africa : a world in dwelling

Author: Jean-Paul Bourdier; T Minh-Ha Trinh
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon [England] ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
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Translation of: Habiter un monde: architectures de l'Afrique de l'ouest.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Paul Bourdier; T Minh-Ha Trinh
ISBN: 0415585430 9780415585439
OCLC Number: 548660220
Notes: Translated from the French.
Translation of: Habiter un monde : architectures de l'Afrique de l'ouest.
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Inntroduction --
Dweller, dwelling, and setting --
Cultural framework --
House as project of identity : picturing Soninke dwellings --
House as inside and outside : picturing Kassena dwellings --
House as assurance of social viability : picturing Moba dwellings --
House as vessel of day and night : picturing Nuna dwellings --
House as life-giving speech : picturing Jaxanke, Ko, and Mandingo dwellings --
House as creative source : picturing Puguli and Bassari dwellings --
House as newborn : picturing Kusasi and Birifor dwellings --
House and differential space : picturing Moor dwellings --
House in the world's image : picturing Batammaliba dwellings --
Architectural practices --
Terrace-roofed dwellings --
Nankani dwelling --
Lyela dwelling --
Dogon Cliff dwellings --
Tokolor dwelling --
Tokolor mosques --
Thatch-roofed dwellings --
Konkomba dwelling --
Toffinu Lake dwelling --
Sereer dwelling --
Joola impluvium dwelling --
Calabash Dome : Fulbe dwelling.
Other Titles: Habiter un monde
World in dwelling
Responsibility: Jean-Paul Bourdier and Trinh Minh-ha.
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