Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space: An Interdisciplinary Cross-Cultural Study

Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space: An Interdisciplinary Cross-Cultural Study

by Susan Kent
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521445779

ISBN-13: 9780521445771

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space investigates the relationship between the built environment and the organisation of space. The contributors are classical and prehistoric archaeologists, anthropologists and architects, who from their different backgrounds are able to provide some important and original insights into this relationship.

Overview

Domestic Architecture and the Use of Space investigates the relationship between the built environment and the organisation of space. The contributors are classical and prehistoric archaeologists, anthropologists and architects, who from their different backgrounds are able to provide some important and original insights into this relationship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521445771
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Series:
New Directions in Archaeology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1. Activity areas and architecture: an interdisciplinary view of the relationship between use of space and domestic built environments Susan Kent; 2. Systems of activities and systems of settings Amos Rapoport; 3. Domestic space and the tenacity of tradition among some Betsileo of Madagascar Susan Kus and Victor Raharijaona; 4. The built environment and consumer decisions Richard R. Wilk; 5. Behavioural conventions and archaeology: methods for the analysis of ancient architecture Donald Sanders; 6. Public collective and private space: a study of urban housing in Switzerland Roderick J. Lawrence; 7. Domestic space in the Greek city-state Michael H. Jameson; 8. A structuring structure: the Swahili house Linda W. Donley-Reid; 9. A cross-cultural study of segmentation, architecture and the use of space Susan Kent; 10. Domestic space and social structure in pre-Columbian northern Peru Garth Bawden.

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