Contemporary Native American Architecture
Cultural Regeneration and CreativityBook - 1996
This text covers a new kind of architecture which reflects a culture in formation. Since the mid-1960s, Native Americans have taken part in a widespread movement of cultural regeneration - a term that embraces everything from continuity and reinforcement to invention. As part of this movement, tribal governments and supra-tribal urban groups have commisssioned dozens of buildings that are creating a modern Amerindian architecture. The author focuses on ethnic particularity in contemporary architecture, and on its social consequences.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
Branch Call Number: 720.973 K92c
Characteristics: x, 277 p. : ill. ; 27 cm