Recurring patterns in traditional Afghan settlements


Show simple item record Watts, Donald J. 2009-04-03T17:57:05Z 2009-04-03T17:57:05Z 2009-04-03T17:57:05Z
dc.description.abstract This article investigates how traditional patterns of Afghan architecture may lend a culturally sensitive dimension to modern urban planning in Afghanistan. Case studies of traditional Afghan houses reveal common patterns of organization concerning building massing, thermal comfort, and the time and place of occupancy activities. Special attention is given to the method of growth through internal subdivision of traditional dwellings and the evidence of a limit as to minimal private open space versus enclosed space. en
dc.subject Architecture en
dc.subject Afghanistan en
dc.subject Dwellings en
dc.subject Urban planning en
dc.subject Traditional houses en
dc.title Recurring patterns in traditional Afghan settlements en
dc.type Article (publisher version) en 1981 en
dc.citation.epage 72 en
dc.citation.issue 2 en
dc.citation.jtitle Afghanistan Journal en
dc.citation.spage 66 en
dc.citation.volume 8 en
dc.contributor.authoreid wattsd en

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