Amos rapoport house form and culture pdf
House Forms and Culture - Amos Rapoport | Traditions | DesignRapoport, Amos. Out of print. Architectural theory and history have traditionally been concerned with the study of monuments. They have emphasized the work of men of genius, the unusual, the rare. Although this is only right, it has meant that we have tended to forget that the work of the designer, let alone of the designer of genius, has represented a small, often insignificant, portion of the building activity at any given period. The physical environment of man, especially the built environment, had not been, and still is not, controlled by the designer.
House Forms and Culture 1969 - Amos Rapoport
Reproduction of this microfiche document in any form is subject to the same restrictions as those of the original document. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reprodrrced in any form OT by any means without permission in writing from the publisher. Printed in the United States of America. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. The title of this series, Foundations of Cultural Ceography, represents its purpose well. Our huge and highly variegated store of knowledge about the ways that humans occupy and use their world becomes most meaningful when studied in the light of certain basic questions.