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Geoffrey Bawa

(1919—2003)

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Critical Regionalism

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A strategy for achieving a more humane architecture in the face of universally held abstractions and international clichés. Coined by Alexander Tzonis (1937– ) and Liane Lefaivre in 1981,...

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hotel

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — History.

The first hotel in England was built in Exeter in 1768.

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Laurence Wilfred Baker

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His work shows a sensitive appreciation of the local climate and of the employment of vernacular materials using craft skills, much influenced by Gandhi's view that ‘all the building...

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tropical architecture

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The term refers, in a literal sense, to all architecture located in a broad belt that encircles the globe between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn. However, the expression is ...

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