Re: thoughts on domes and markets
Title: Re: thoughts on domes and
Ron Stevens wrote:
The culturalist in me arises to take
slight exception to the statement: Every world continent seems to
have ancient dome examples within it's traditions. In
the architectural sense, Domes, or Cupolas, are not found in
aboriginal architectures on any continent except Europe,
Please then prove that the American indian wigwam which is dome
shaped was not aboriginal. Also please prove that African huts, today
made with earthen materials in Nigeria had no ancient origin, not to
forget the default simplest vegetation hut (which is dome shaped).
Eurasian tents may merit the term "architecture" in my
thinking, who will pin down their dates? Eskimo igloos: what date?
That fossils themselves contain domes indeed should suggest the
default nature of the globe we live on.
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