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Anasazi Architecture And American Design.

Morrow, Baker H. & Price, V. B. (editors); Heyder, Robert C. (foreword).

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ISBN 10: 0826317790 / ISBN 13: 9780826317797
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1997
Condition: Fair Soft cover
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241 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. ARCHITECTURE. This book is a visit through Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde with leading southwestern archaeologists, historians, architects, artists, and urban planners as guides. In sixteen essays, the volume's twenty-two essayists identify Anasazi building and cultural features related to design and site planning, cosmography, mythology, and ecology, then expertly balance their observations of past architectural and cultural achievements with suggestions and recommendations for design practices in the present. Includes an Index. (Key Words: American Southwest, Baker H. Morrow, Archaeology, Architecture, Pueblo Indians, Native Americans, Anasazi, Chaco Canyon, Mesa Verde). Bookseller Inventory # 5487X1

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Title: Anasazi Architecture And American Design.

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:Fair

Edition: First Edition..

Book Type: book

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Anasazi Architecture and American Design is a journey through Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde with leading southwestern archaeologists, historians, architects, landscape architects, artists, and urban planners as guides. In sixteen chapters, the volume's twenty-two essayists identify Anasazi building and cultural features related to design and site planning, cosmography, mythology, and ecology, then expertly balance their observations of past architectural and cultural achievements with suggestions and recommendations for design practices in the present.

Among the contributors are Santa Clara Pueblo architectural theorist Rina Swentzell; architects Tony Anella and Stephen Schreiber; historian Richard Ellis; art historian J. J. Brody; archaeologists Stephen Lekson, David Stuart, Michael Marshall, John Stein, and Dabney Ford; urban planners Theodore Jojola, Judith Suiter, Stephen Dent, Barbara Coleman, and Paul Lusk; and artist Anna Sofaer, founder of the Solstice Project.

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A journey through Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde balancing observations of past architectural and cultural achievements with suggestions and recommendations for design practices in the present.

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