Browsing Architecture by Subject "Afghanistan"

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Browsing Architecture by Subject "Afghanistan"

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  • Watts, Donald J. (King Faisal University, 2009-04-16)
    This paper presents a new methodology for analyzing and discovering the interactions of social needs and traditional building practices in vernacular Afghan houses. Beginning with identifying common socio-spatial patterns ...
  • Yoldas, Cenk (Kansas State University, 2009-04-07)
    Contemporary design and construction methods, when integrated with lessons of traditional vernacular architecture, can lead to a refined, regional, ecological and economical system of building construction. This thesis ...
  • Watts, Donald J.; Yoldas, Cenk (Center for Environmental Design Research, University of California at Berkeley, 2009-04-08)
    Afghanistan suffers from a quarter century of war that has resulted in a devastated infrastructure and a generation of Afghans who have lived without a local school. This paper presents an architectural design investigation ...
  • Watts, Donald J. (2009-04-03)
    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 ...

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