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3 september 2008 arch 101  introduction to architecture Topic 1:   Culture and History Part 2
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What is the importance of culture and history to  the  study  of architecture?
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What is the importance of culture and history to  the  production  of architecture?
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Key Components of Culture 1. Values – what is important in life 2. Norms – expectations of how people will  behave in different situations 3. Institutions – structures of a society within  which values and norms are transmitted 4. Artifacts – material things, such as  buildings, that are derived from values and  norms Culture  --Broadly speaking, culture refers to the  patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures  that give meaning to those activities.
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Vernacular Architecture Vernacular  architecture  is a term used to categorize  methods of  construction  which use locally available  resources to address local needs. Vernacular 
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