By Baker H. Morrow, V. B. Price, Robert C. Heyder
Anasazi structure and American layout is a trip via Chaco Canyon and Mesa Verde with prime southwestern archaeologists, historians, architects, panorama architects, artists, and concrete planners as publications. In 16 chapters, the volume's twenty-two essayists determine Anasazi development and cultural beneficial properties with regards to layout and location making plans, cosmography, mythology, and ecology, then expertly stability their observations of earlier architectural and cultural achievements with feedback and suggestions for layout practices within the present.Among the individuals are Santa Clara Pueblo architectural theorist Rina Swentzell; architects Tony Anella and Stephen Schreiber; historian Richard Ellis; paintings historian J. J. Brody; archaeologists Stephen Lekson, David Stuart, Michael Marshall, John Stein, and Dabney Ford; city planners Theodore Jojola, Judith Suiter, Stephen Dent, Barbara Coleman, and Paul Lusk; and artist Anna Sofaer, founding father of the Solstice venture.
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Related to these movements were every conceivable variation of handcraft art industry, every utopian social movement, every socially directed innovation in architecture, including the technological ones. These were all philosophically grounded upon some variant of the notion that positive metaphysical, mystical, ethical, and moral values could be expressed through material objects, especially if they were handmade, handcrafted, and beautifully proportioned. Aesthetics was always involved in these movements, as were associations with a variety of artistic and scientific phenomena, but considerable variation from place to place and time to time was visible in the philosophical particulars that impelled them and in their products.
Morrow and V B. Price xv Prologue Baker H. Morrow 1 Part One: Archaeology, Architecture, and the Anasazi 1 The Rhetoric of Formalism: Interpreting Anasazi Architecture J. J. Brody 5 2 The Changing Image of the Anasazi World in the American Imagination Richard Ellis 16 Part Two: The Patterns of Settlement 3 Anasazi Communities in Context Stephen H. Lekson 27 4 Power and Efficiency in Eastern Anasazi Architecture: A Case of Multiple Evolutionary Trajectories David E. Stuart 36 5 A Planners' Primer: Lessons from Chaco Stephen D.
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Anasazi Architecture and American Design by Baker H. Morrow, V. B. Price, Robert C. Heyder