Part I - Introduction/general:
Village architecture was strictly traditional like all forms of life on the small community level. Much older than urban architecture, but now totally dominated by that. Urbanized people now design rural “traditional” buildings pseudo and suburban rather than rural in their genuine communal context.
Cf. three more articles/examples: New Guinea (Melanesia) - part II; Greece - part III and Bavaria - part IV
a forthcoming e-book publication ...weiterlesen "TITI – Evolution of Decorative Art in the Papuan Gulf Region of New Guinea"