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Unformatted text preview: 9-29-08 Settlement/Village –Assignment – Write about a libraryRead excerpt; examine space within the library – fundamental principles of architecture.Analyze the building in a way that’s logical. Site, elevation, inside etc. Think first of the overall layout. Settlement – multiple units of housing – evidence of ritual (not large scale infrastructure)General TermsMesopotamia- area geographically located between the Tigris and Euphrates riversYangshao Culture- Neolithic culture that existed extensively along the central Yellow River in China. The Yangshao culture is dated from around 5000 BC to 3000 BC. The culture is named after Yangshao, the first excavated representative village of this culture, which was discovered in 1921 in Henan Province.EuropeBuilding TypesVillage– multiple units of housing Pueblo– Adobe buildings of the Native AmericansLonghouse– long central space, hearth center, opening in middle for smoke/lightTerms– Methods of building stone, earth wood (even bone)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2008 for the course ARCH 350 taught by Professor Iarocci during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '08