Architecture and Order: Approaches to Social Space (Material by M. Pearson

By M. Pearson

Structure is a robust medium for representing, ordering and classifying the area; which means could be created and transformed via defining symbolic limitations, analogues and metaphors. For over a decade archaeologists were utilizing recommendations of the symbolic use of house. Contributions to "Architecture and Order" variety from stories of hunter-gatherer camp association to using area in classical and medieval worlds. in addition to archaeological case stories, there are contributions exploring points of anthropological, social, psychiatric and architectural conception.

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Within the sociological and anthropological literature, there are many more examples of architecture as cosmic homology. Examples are known from south-west Africa to the Mediterranean (literally ‘middle of the earth’), throughout the Americas, from the Near East to China and India, Australasia and the circumpolar regions of Asia and Europe. 1 BOUNDEDNESS, PURITY AND DECORATION The creation of boundaries as physical features is often associated with needs of defence, territory, shelter and containment.

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