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Studying rural housing for smart villages, Assam: Case selection strategy

Hemanta Doloi, Velyne Katharpi, Atul Bora (ed.), Sally Donovan (ed.)

University of Melbourne | Published : 2018

Abstract

The concept of cultural ecology has been significant in understanding the possible factors of cultural evolution. The cultural evolution of a community is understood to have consequences on the architecture of houses, temples and other institutional buildings. This research intends to understand the architectural evolution of rural Assam as a way of providing the rural community with appropriate and affordable housing suited to their cultural needs and values. This paper aims to define a case selection criterion which will facilitate the selection of appropriate representative cases. This paper will describe of the case selection strategy determined from a review of the literature. In this r..

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