Traditions of Localized Architecture in "The Tent and Corral" Book Review by Top Papers

Traditions of Localized Architecture in "The Tent and Corral"
A review of "The Tent and Corral: Bridging the Gap between Kuwaiti Identity and Globalized Culture."
# 143935 | 3,000 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Religion and Theology (Islam) , Architecture (General)


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This paper reviews and analyzes the work "The Tent and Corral: Bridging the Gap between Kuwaiti Identity and Globalized Culture. " The paper focuses on how Architecture in our ever-changing world seems to be all about moderation, and finding this moderation within the terminology of the tent and corral provides a way to gain perspective on architecture in a culture where identity and progress are constantly at odds. This is applied to Kuwait's history.

From the Paper:

"As purveyors of architecture in an increasingly globalized world, one is faced with succumbing to globalized identity or trying to preserve the traditions of the past. Kuwait and the traditions of localized architecture are no different; through architecture, Kuwait is polarized by preserving its traditions along with trying to be progressive about architectural innovation while still maintaining a sense of identity. Architecture in our ever-changing world seems to be all about moderation, and finding this moderation within the terminology of the tent and corral..."

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Traditions of Localized Architecture in "The Tent and Corral" (2009, December 01) Retrieved May 25, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/traditions-of-localized-architecture-in-the-tent-and-corral-143935/

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"Traditions of Localized Architecture in "The Tent and Corral"" 01 December 2009. Web. 25 May. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/traditions-of-localized-architecture-in-the-tent-and-corral-143935/>

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