The Resource Traditions in architecture: : Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania, Dora P. Crouch, June G. Johnson

Traditions in architecture: : Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania, Dora P. Crouch, June G. Johnson

Label
Traditions in architecture: : Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania
Title
Traditions in architecture:
Title remainder
Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania
Statement of responsibility
Dora P. Crouch, June G. Johnson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crouch, Dora P
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
NA208
LC item number
.C76 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Johnson, June Gwendolyn
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Monuments
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Architecture vernaculaire
  • Architecture vernaculaire
  • Architecture vernaculaire
  • Architecture vernaculaire
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Vernacular architecture
  • Architektur
  • Volksarchitektur
  • Bauen
  • Africa
  • America
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Afrika
  • Amerika
  • Asien
  • Ozeanien
  • USA
  • Ozeanien
  • Afrika
  • Amerika
  • Asien
Label
Traditions in architecture: : Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania, Dora P. Crouch, June G. Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-418) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Notes on the Text, Sources, and Appendix -- Introduction -- Part I. Multiplicity and Continuity in Tradition -- 1. Form and Content -- Early Shrines, India -- Caves: Lomas Rishi, Barabar Hills, and Chaitya Hall, Karli -- The Stupa Form: Great Stupa, Sanchi -- Hindu and Jain Shrines, India -- Kandriya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho -- Dilwara Temples, Rajputana -- Buddhist Shrines, Japan, and Burma -- Horyu-ji Temple, Asuka, Japan -- Ananda Temple, Pagan, Burma -- Suggested Readings -- Transfer of Traditional Architectural Knowledge -- Person-to-Person Transfer -- Community Case Studies -- Professional Knowledge -- Documented Knowledge -- Chinese Construction Manuals -- Suggested Readings -- Part II. Practical Solutions -- 3. Survival: Water, Shelter, and Food -- Water -- Municipal Water in Kathmandu, Nepal -- Irrigation Systems in Peru -- River Training in China -- Shelter -- Movalbe Dwellings -- Stationary Dwellings -- Underground Houses: Available to Everyone
  • Food Structures -- Granaries at Mohenjo-Daro -- Japanese Granaries -- Floating Gardens of the Valley of Mexico -- Suggested Readings -- 4. Climate and Ecology -- Cold and Dry -- Houses of Snow and Skin--Inuit Iglus of Northern Canada -- Summer and Winter Houses in Tibet -- Hot and Dry: Solar Management in the Middle East -- Hot and Humid: Big Roof in the New Guinea Rain Forest -- Suggested Readings -- 5. Materials, Methods, and Architectural Form -- Carved-Out Architecture -- Ethiopian Rock-Cut Churches -- Cosmic Mountain at Borobudur, Java -- Assembled Pieces -- Lashed Polynesian Houses -- Interlocking Frameworks in Japan -- One Culture, Two Building Traditions -- Inka Stone Masonry -- Inka Roads and Woven Suspension Bridges -- Suggested Readings -- Part III. Purposes of Traditional Architecture -- 6. Spaces for Daily Life -- Living in Tight Spaces -- Houseboats of China -- Houseboats in Kashmir -- Use of the street and the Roof in Nepal
  • Access to Architecture--Social Rewards and the Use of Buildings -- Social Rewards and the Use of Ceremonial Buildings in New Guinea -- Space and Gender in Islamic Society: Kano Palace, Nigeria -- Suggested Readings -- 7. Religious Architecture--A Continuum of Meaning -- Space in the Home -- Japanese Tokonoma -- Mexican Altar of the Dead -- Space on the Street -- Bhaktapur's Street Shrines, Nepal -- Temporary Temples for Processions in India -- Spaces Set Apart -- Special Buildings: North African Mosques -- Ceremonial District: Teotihuacan, Mexico -- Without Buildings: Mount Taylor, New Mexico -- Suggested Readings -- 8. Expression of Power -- Monumentality -- Stone Architecture in the Caroline Islands -- Great Zimbabwe in East Africa -- Empire Building -- The Great Wall of China -- Saqsaywaman Fortress, Peru -- Colonialism and Native Traditions -- Inka and Spanish Changes at Cuzco -- Mughals in India: Red Forts at Agra and Delhi -- Suggested Readings -- Part IV. Planning and Design
  • 9. Land Use -- Urban Planning -- Formal or Organic: Mohenjo-Daro and Toledo -- Symbolic Creation or Gradual Agglomeration? -- Landscaped Settings -- Form and Meaning: Taj Mahal, Agra, India -- Continuity with Setting: Katsura Palace (Villa), Japan -- Suggested Readings -- 10. Building Types and Uses -- Unique Types -- Ballcourts of Central America -- Islamic Educational Buildings -- Pyramids, Platforms, and Altars -- Pyramids in Mesoamerica: La Venta, Monte Alban, and Chicken-Itza -- Oceania: The Tuamotu Archipelago -- Housing Varieties -- Town Houses, Nepal -- Stilt Houses in Indonesia -- Using Space -- Japanese Floor-Level Living -- Islamic Floor-Level Living -- Suggested Readings -- 11. Organization of Structures -- Hollow Centers: Courtyards -- North Africa and the Middle East -- China -- American Southwest -- Solid Center: Angkor Wat, Cambodia -- Axial Arrangements -- Beijing, China: Forbidden City -- Teotihuacan, Mexico: Street of the Dead -- Suggested Readings
  • Part V. Cultural Values -- 12. Vernacular and Monumental Combinations -- Water System: Sri Lanka -- Durbar Square, Patan, Nepal -- Early Historic Period (Licchavi Dynasty 300-879) -- Transitional Period (879-1200) and Malla Period (1200-1482) -- Independent Patan -- The Seventeenth-Century Builder-Kings -- The Eighteenth Century -- Suggested Readings -- 13. Symbolism and Ornamentation -- Symbolic Gardens -- Chinese Gardens -- Calligraphy as Structural Ornamentation: Islamic Architecture -- Other Forms of Structural Ornamentation -- Painted Walls: The Ndebele of South Africa -- Suggested Readings -- 14. Architecture and Social Relations -- Blank Walls for Privacy: Islamic and Chinese Neighborhoods -- Overt Expressions of Status -- Acoma Pueblo: United States -- Great Plains Tipis: United States -- Royal Buildings: Tikal, Guatemala -- Suggested Readings -- 15. Theories of Architecture -- Theoretical Differences -- Being and Nonbeing in Chinese Architecture
  • Anthropomorphic Architecture in West Africa -- Writing Architectural History -- Class, Gender, and Ethnicity -- Case Study: Maya Historiography -- Suggested Readings -- 16. Architectural Decision-Making -- Adaptation -- Symbols and Concepts--A Review -- Dome of Stone in Islamic Architecture -- Use and Reuse of Architectural Forms -- Porticoes of the Old and New Worlds--Traditional? -- Stupas Become Pagodas -- Originality: The Turkish Architect Sinan -- Shezade (also Sehzade) Cami (1543-48), Istanbul -- Suleymaniye (1550-57), Istanbul -- Selimiye Cami (1569-75), Edirne -- Suggested Readings -- 17. The Economics of Building -- Durabitlity: Rebuilding at the Ise Shrine, Japan -- Construction Costs -- Economics of Contruction -- Modern Research on Costs -- Analogies from Ancient Construction -- Describing Costs of Taj Mahal Construction -- New Analysis of Costs: Energetics in the Yucatan -- Suggested Readings -- Conclusion
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 433 p.
Isbn
9780195088908
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
99039260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41932547
  • (OCoLC)ocm41932547
Label
Traditions in architecture: : Africa, America, Asia, and Oceania, Dora P. Crouch, June G. Johnson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-418) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface -- Notes on the Text, Sources, and Appendix -- Introduction -- Part I. Multiplicity and Continuity in Tradition -- 1. Form and Content -- Early Shrines, India -- Caves: Lomas Rishi, Barabar Hills, and Chaitya Hall, Karli -- The Stupa Form: Great Stupa, Sanchi -- Hindu and Jain Shrines, India -- Kandriya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho -- Dilwara Temples, Rajputana -- Buddhist Shrines, Japan, and Burma -- Horyu-ji Temple, Asuka, Japan -- Ananda Temple, Pagan, Burma -- Suggested Readings -- Transfer of Traditional Architectural Knowledge -- Person-to-Person Transfer -- Community Case Studies -- Professional Knowledge -- Documented Knowledge -- Chinese Construction Manuals -- Suggested Readings -- Part II. Practical Solutions -- 3. Survival: Water, Shelter, and Food -- Water -- Municipal Water in Kathmandu, Nepal -- Irrigation Systems in Peru -- River Training in China -- Shelter -- Movalbe Dwellings -- Stationary Dwellings -- Underground Houses: Available to Everyone
  • Food Structures -- Granaries at Mohenjo-Daro -- Japanese Granaries -- Floating Gardens of the Valley of Mexico -- Suggested Readings -- 4. Climate and Ecology -- Cold and Dry -- Houses of Snow and Skin--Inuit Iglus of Northern Canada -- Summer and Winter Houses in Tibet -- Hot and Dry: Solar Management in the Middle East -- Hot and Humid: Big Roof in the New Guinea Rain Forest -- Suggested Readings -- 5. Materials, Methods, and Architectural Form -- Carved-Out Architecture -- Ethiopian Rock-Cut Churches -- Cosmic Mountain at Borobudur, Java -- Assembled Pieces -- Lashed Polynesian Houses -- Interlocking Frameworks in Japan -- One Culture, Two Building Traditions -- Inka Stone Masonry -- Inka Roads and Woven Suspension Bridges -- Suggested Readings -- Part III. Purposes of Traditional Architecture -- 6. Spaces for Daily Life -- Living in Tight Spaces -- Houseboats of China -- Houseboats in Kashmir -- Use of the street and the Roof in Nepal
  • Access to Architecture--Social Rewards and the Use of Buildings -- Social Rewards and the Use of Ceremonial Buildings in New Guinea -- Space and Gender in Islamic Society: Kano Palace, Nigeria -- Suggested Readings -- 7. Religious Architecture--A Continuum of Meaning -- Space in the Home -- Japanese Tokonoma -- Mexican Altar of the Dead -- Space on the Street -- Bhaktapur's Street Shrines, Nepal -- Temporary Temples for Processions in India -- Spaces Set Apart -- Special Buildings: North African Mosques -- Ceremonial District: Teotihuacan, Mexico -- Without Buildings: Mount Taylor, New Mexico -- Suggested Readings -- 8. Expression of Power -- Monumentality -- Stone Architecture in the Caroline Islands -- Great Zimbabwe in East Africa -- Empire Building -- The Great Wall of China -- Saqsaywaman Fortress, Peru -- Colonialism and Native Traditions -- Inka and Spanish Changes at Cuzco -- Mughals in India: Red Forts at Agra and Delhi -- Suggested Readings -- Part IV. Planning and Design
  • 9. Land Use -- Urban Planning -- Formal or Organic: Mohenjo-Daro and Toledo -- Symbolic Creation or Gradual Agglomeration? -- Landscaped Settings -- Form and Meaning: Taj Mahal, Agra, India -- Continuity with Setting: Katsura Palace (Villa), Japan -- Suggested Readings -- 10. Building Types and Uses -- Unique Types -- Ballcourts of Central America -- Islamic Educational Buildings -- Pyramids, Platforms, and Altars -- Pyramids in Mesoamerica: La Venta, Monte Alban, and Chicken-Itza -- Oceania: The Tuamotu Archipelago -- Housing Varieties -- Town Houses, Nepal -- Stilt Houses in Indonesia -- Using Space -- Japanese Floor-Level Living -- Islamic Floor-Level Living -- Suggested Readings -- 11. Organization of Structures -- Hollow Centers: Courtyards -- North Africa and the Middle East -- China -- American Southwest -- Solid Center: Angkor Wat, Cambodia -- Axial Arrangements -- Beijing, China: Forbidden City -- Teotihuacan, Mexico: Street of the Dead -- Suggested Readings
  • Part V. Cultural Values -- 12. Vernacular and Monumental Combinations -- Water System: Sri Lanka -- Durbar Square, Patan, Nepal -- Early Historic Period (Licchavi Dynasty 300-879) -- Transitional Period (879-1200) and Malla Period (1200-1482) -- Independent Patan -- The Seventeenth-Century Builder-Kings -- The Eighteenth Century -- Suggested Readings -- 13. Symbolism and Ornamentation -- Symbolic Gardens -- Chinese Gardens -- Calligraphy as Structural Ornamentation: Islamic Architecture -- Other Forms of Structural Ornamentation -- Painted Walls: The Ndebele of South Africa -- Suggested Readings -- 14. Architecture and Social Relations -- Blank Walls for Privacy: Islamic and Chinese Neighborhoods -- Overt Expressions of Status -- Acoma Pueblo: United States -- Great Plains Tipis: United States -- Royal Buildings: Tikal, Guatemala -- Suggested Readings -- 15. Theories of Architecture -- Theoretical Differences -- Being and Nonbeing in Chinese Architecture
  • Anthropomorphic Architecture in West Africa -- Writing Architectural History -- Class, Gender, and Ethnicity -- Case Study: Maya Historiography -- Suggested Readings -- 16. Architectural Decision-Making -- Adaptation -- Symbols and Concepts--A Review -- Dome of Stone in Islamic Architecture -- Use and Reuse of Architectural Forms -- Porticoes of the Old and New Worlds--Traditional? -- Stupas Become Pagodas -- Originality: The Turkish Architect Sinan -- Shezade (also Sehzade) Cami (1543-48), Istanbul -- Suleymaniye (1550-57), Istanbul -- Selimiye Cami (1569-75), Edirne -- Suggested Readings -- 17. The Economics of Building -- Durabitlity: Rebuilding at the Ise Shrine, Japan -- Construction Costs -- Economics of Contruction -- Modern Research on Costs -- Analogies from Ancient Construction -- Describing Costs of Taj Mahal Construction -- New Analysis of Costs: Energetics in the Yucatan -- Suggested Readings -- Conclusion
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xiii, 433 p.
Isbn
9780195088908
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
99039260
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)41932547
  • (OCoLC)ocm41932547

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