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The Dong, Building Types, and Building Rituals

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Dong people are a minority group living in South West China, a mountainous area shared between the provinces of Guizhou, Hunan and Guangxi, and they number around 3 million. The original migration patterns of their arrival are ancient...

The Dogon of Mali

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Dogon of Mali remained in relative obscurity until the twentieth century, living in a remote and arid inland area of West Africa that was eventually colonized by the French. Once discovered, they won early fame among African peoples...

The Oglala Sioux and the Four Directions

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The sun was almost setting when we came to the hill, and the old man [the mentor Few Tails] helped me to make the place where I was to stand. We went to the highest point of the hill and made the ground there sacred by spreading sage upon...

The Tukanoan Maloca

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...With this chapter we move on to a permanent house, the sole home of a particular group and centre of their world. Tukanoans are Native South Americans living in the Amazonian rainforest, and this case study draws largely on the accounts...

Hunter-Gatherer Architecture: The Australian Aboriginal People

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...As an example of the practical and spiritual life of the hunter-gatherer, the rich anthropological literature on the Australian Aboriginal People provides a suitable case to engage the question of whether and in what sense...

Missed Opportunities

Richard Vidutis

Richard Vidutis has worked as a contract consultant on projects throughout the United States in the fields of Ethnography/Folklife, Museum Programming & Planning, and History (Cultural Resources Management, and Historic Preservation) for private firms, and state and federal agencies, for example, FEMA, National Park Service, Library of Congress Folklife Center, Michigan State University, Maryland Historical Society, and Florida Folklife Program. Mr. Vidutis specializes in ethnographic studies and history of urban and rural landscapes with a strong emphasis on ethnic cultures in the United States. In recent years, his focus has come to include heritage preservation in post-disaster landscapes following Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and flooding in Missouri’s Ozarks. Along with a Ph.D. from the Folklore Institute, Indiana University, Mr. Vidutis has also studied archiving at Wayne State University, and museum preservation & conservation at the Ford Museum. His educational background includes scholarships to Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Vilnius University, and Helsinki University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation : Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

Routledge, 2019

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... Missed Opportunities The Absence of Ethnography in America’s Cultural Heritage Programs Richard Vidutis The Cultural Resources Management (CRM) industry is the main driver of historical and cultural research in America following...

Inherited Spatial Archetypes for Natural Ventilation

Ulrike Passe

Ulrike Passe is an Associate Professor of Architecture and the Director of the Center for Building Energy Research (CBER) at Iowa State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Francine Battaglia

Francine Battaglia is Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Director of the Computational Research for Energy Systems and Transport (CREST) Laboratory at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation : An Architect’s Guide

Routledge, 2015

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... Inherited Spatial Archetypes for Natural Ventilation Architectural theory, history, and design have always asked about the origin of form, shape, and space. This chapter will therefore explore the spatial arche- types created over time...