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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 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 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...

Vessels of place: Auditory landscapes, cross-cultural echoes in south-west Victoria

The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...S . . . No sound . . . No sound . . . No soundIn 2014 and 2015 I listened to the Mount Widderin Caves in south-west Victoria, Australia. To explore the sonorities of a cave is already to experience a conceptual divide – is the ‘deep country...

Silences generating space

The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Introduction Silence often has a special value in indigenous thought and practice, including those of the Māori of Aotearoa New Zealand, as well as in certain Western theories. It is typically conceived of as an absence of sound, but all...

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...

Developing Greenland’s cities

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Greenland is the largest island in the world. Unlike the Arctic regions of Canada and Russia, Greenland is not contiguous with its southern historical metropolitan centre of administration, Denmark, which is several thousand kilometres...

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...

The architects of the Arctic city

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...Throughout the history of Arctic urban development, there has been a tension between colonial and local perspectives on city-building. There has also been a dialectical relationship between incrementalist approaches to urban development...