By Victor Buchli
With a spotlight on household area - that intimate context within which anthropologists normally paintings - the booklet explains how anthropologists take into consideration private and non-private limitations, gender, intercourse and the physique, the materiality of architectural varieties and fabrics, construction applied sciences and architectural representations. each one bankruptcy makes use of a wide variety of case experiences from around the globe to ascertain from inside of anthropology what structure 'does' - the way it makes humans and shapes, sustains and unravels social relations.
An Anthropology of Architecture is vital analyzing for college students of anthropology, fabric tradition, geography, sociology, architectural idea, layout and town planning.
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