Search for dissertations about: "vernacular architecture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words vernacular architecture.

  1. 1. A Future for the Past of Desert Vernacular Architecture

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Marwa Dabaieh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; participatory action research; transdisciplinarity; thinking re-vernacular; architectural conservation; desert vernacular; Balat.; neo-desert vernacular;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Vernacular (local) architecture is in danger and about to disappear in several parts of the world. What we call native, traditional and handmade will disappear gradually and then the true meaning of vernacular vanishes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tracing a Sacred Building Tradition. Wooden Churches, Carpenters and Founders in Maramures until the Turn of the 18th Century

    University dissertation from History of Architecture

    Author : Babos Alexandru; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; vernacular architecture in Maramureº; European log building; church carpenters; founders; sacred building tradition and regional identity.; wooden churches; Architecture; inredningsarkitektur; Arkitektur; interior design;

    Abstract : The increasing interest in the European historical log construction has heightened the need for comprehensive studies in different parts of the continent to view both the common features and the particular ones. The advanced Scandinavian research has revealed the problems of studying in depth and maintaining the log heritage when links to traditional carpentry are lost. READ MORE

  3. 3. Machiya : architecture and history of the Kyoto town house

    University dissertation from Institutionen för arkitektur

    Author : Karin Löfgren; KTH.; [2003]
    Keywords : machiya; japanese architecture; japanses tea ceremony and cerchant culture; ;

    Abstract : Machiya is the term for a traditional house type, a merchantand artisan dwelling found in the cities. The focus of the thesisis on the spatial qualities and technical structure of themachiya in relation to the specific use of the house type. READ MORE

  4. 4. Designing Healing. A Conceptual Model for Promoting a Healing Health Care Environment in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Institutionen för arkitektur

    Author : Moses Mkony; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; healthcare facilities; system analysis approach; matrix design; Healing environment; vernacular architecture; cultural system.; sociality;

    Abstract : Better health services are a basic human right of approximately 40 million people in Tanzania, calling for an improved architecture of Health Care Facilities (HCFs) so as to provide a healing health care environment that supports wellness as well as diagnosis and treatment. Healing design concepts of medical and architectural researchers are in line with life styles, contemporary architectural styles and social cultural systems in the western world, while in Tanzania, although cultural heritage is emphasized as the backbone of sustainable development, very little effort has been made to incorporate cultural elements and vernacular architecture into contemporary HCF designs. READ MORE

  5. 5. Occupying Time Design, Time, and the Form of Interaction

    University dissertation from Karlskrona : Blekinge Institute of Technology

    Author : Ramia Mazé; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Design; Architecture;

    Abstract : As technology pervades our everyday life and material culture, new possibilities and problematics are raised for design. Attention in contemporary design discourse is shifting ‘beyond the object’, to the qualities of processes and experiences. READ MORE