UT Knoxville ARCH 212 - Architecture in Mali/ Dogon Culture (2 pages)

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Lecture number:
9
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Tennessee
Course:
Arch 212 - History/Theory of Arch II
Edition:
1
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ARCH 212 Edition 1nd Lecture 9 Outline of Last Lecture I Islamic Continental spread II Great Mosque III Khaju Bridge IV Shah Mosque V Chihil Sutun Palace VI Tomb of Humayun VII Fatehpur Sikri VIII Taj Mahal Outline of Current Lecture I Traditional Dogon Ancestral Shrine II Granaries III Djenne Great Mosque Current Lecture I Traditional Dogon Ancestral Shrine Located in Ogol du Haut Mali Adobe architecture has a grid design on the facade II Granaries Located in Youga Na Mali in caves Cylindrical in form Brick structures faced with mud Used for storage Symbolize wealth III Djenne Great Mosque Located in Djenne Mali Islam came through Morocco Adobe structure with brick and wood core Every side of the building has torons i Used to rebuild Rebuilt by the communities every year These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute i Reapply layers of mud after the rain season Surrounded by an outer gate made out of mud Features three towers on the facade Key Terms Adobe Architecture also called Earth Architecture use of mud clay water and stick straw to construct building Torons wooden sticks that jut out of the building that are used for climbing when reapplying the mud layers



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