Māori Architecture

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dc.contributor.author Brown, Deidre en
dc.contributor.author Treadwell, J en
dc.contributor.editor Schittich, C en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-04-23T02:53:55Z en
dc.date.issued 2019-09 en
dc.identifier.citation In Vernacular Architecture Atlas for Living Throughout the World. Editors: Schittich C. 272-277. Birkhauser, Basel, Switzerland Sep 2019 en
dc.identifier.isbn 3035616310 en
dc.identifier.isbn 9783035616316 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/50477 en
dc.description.abstract Māori builders are inheritors of a long tradition of architectural knowledge first brought to Aotearoa (New Zealand) by their Polynesian ancestors. The techniques and tools have their origins in the maritime and architectural technologies developed to inhabit the islands and navigate the seas of Oceania. Confronted with a new environment, ranging from the subtropics in the north and alpine regions of the south, Māori builders developed new construction materials, techniques, and tools that were socially and climatically responsive. This chapter will describe this knowledge and innovation, and demonstrate how they were both a tectonic solution to environmental constraints and an expression of Māori cosmologies and spirituality. en
dc.description.uri https://catalogue.library.auckland.ac.nz/permalink/f/t37c0t/uoa_alma21311050990002091 en
dc.publisher Birkhauser en
dc.relation.ispartof Vernacular Architecture Atlas for Living Throughout the World en
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dc.title Māori Architecture en
dc.type Book Item en
pubs.begin-page 272 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Birkhäuser Verlag GmbH en
pubs.author-url https://books.google.co.nz/books/about/Vernacular_Architecture.html?id=nDQxtwEACAAJ en
pubs.end-page 277 en
pubs.place-of-publication Basel, Switzerland en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en
pubs.elements-id 792635 en
pubs.org-id Creative Arts and Industries en
pubs.org-id Architecture and Planning en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2020-01-21 en


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