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List of Figures

Introduction: Houses Transformed – Transforming Houses
Rosalie Stolz

Chapter 1. Anthropology and the Study of Architecture at a Time of Rapid Change
Marcel Vellinga

Chapter 2. Lives of the House: Tracing Kinship through the Biography of Houses in Norway
Simone Abram and Marianne Lien

Chapter 3. The ‘New London Vernacular’: Architecture and the Politics of Community-Building in London’s Olympic Park
Saffron Woodcraft

Chapter 4.The Changing Temporalities and Ecologies of House Production in an Age of Trans-localization: Instances in Kerala and West Bengal, India
Elisa T. Bertuzzo

Chapter 5. In Pursuit of a Modern Home: Shared Vernacular Temporalities and Modern Aspirations of the Nationals and Transnationals in Qatar
Gizem Kahraman Aksoy

Chapter 6. ‘There Are No Winds’: Sensory Dimensions of the Shifting Materiality of Houses and the Community of Sounds in Northern Laos
Rosalie Stolz

Chapter 7. ‘Pretty butToo Hot, It Smells Like Bat Urine’: Public Funded Housing for a Waorani Village in Ecuadorian Amazonia
Andrea Bravo Diaz

Chapter 8.The Social Creativity of Remittance Houses: Reconfiguring Space and Social Relations in Guatemala
Andrea Freddi

Chapter 9. Not Vernacular Enough: Dwellings of No Architectural Significance and the New Anthropology of Housing
Eli Elinoff

Chapter 10. Vernacular Adobe Houses and State Social Housing in Rural Andean Bolivia
Jonathan Alderman

Chapter 11. New Materials, Different Spatialities, Same Houses? Domestic Architectures and Techniques among Pastoralists Communities in the Andean Highlands (Jujuy, Argentina)
Julieta Barada and Jorge Tomasi

Afterword
Jonathan Alderman

Houses Transformed

Anthropological Perspectives on Changing Practices of Dwelling and Building

Edited by Rosalie Stolz and Jonathan Alderman

392 pages, 30 ills., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80539-231-6 Hb Published (January 2024)

eISBN 978-1-80539-232-3 eBook