A Lesson from Vernacular Architecture in Nigeria
作者: Joyce Lodson *John Emmanuel Ogbeba Ugochukwu Kenechi Elinwa
刊名: Contemporary Urban Affairs, 2017, Vol.2 (1)
来源数据库: The Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs
DOI: 10.25034/ijcua.2018.3664
关键词: VernacularArchitectureNigeriaContemporaryValues.
原始语种摘要: Contemporary architecture has its roots from the vernacular. Every cultural group in the world has its own form of vernacular though the approach may vary from place to place and from people to people. Vernacular architecture has many values which are relevant to contemporary architecture today. This paper looks at vernacular architecture in Nigeria as practiced by two ethnic groups who have varying climatic, religious and socio-cultural practices. The approaches to architecture by these two groups, i.e. the Hausas and Igbos, are looked at with the intention of finding positive values in the vernacular which can be applied to the contemporary. One of such values as seen in this paper is the harmony of traditional building materials with nature. Local building materials are able to meet...
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  • architecture 构造
  • vernacular 本国的
  • today 今天
  • cultural 文化的
  • contemporary 流行
  • values 价值观
  • paper 
  • intention 意图
  • climatic 气候的
  • needs 需要品