chapter  4
Finding patterns within the local building culture, and preserving the continuity of tradition through participatory housing and community development
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This case study offers an alternative to a singular reliance on formal analysis or stylistic reference in addressing place-based design concerns. Instead, Davis and the design team explore buildings and their settings from interrelated sets of human behavior. Design seen in this manner supports the notion of social regeneration. New ideas fold into familiar ways of doing things, allowing for the continuance of social practice amidst improved living conditions.