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Impact of socio cultural influences on livable space making : an examination of their effects in urban housing with special reference to Sinhala and Muslim community

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dc.contributor.author Ranwatta, MA
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-28T06:33:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-28T06:33:48Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/1449
dc.description.abstract The house a person builds embodies certain features, that are In effect outlets of owners character IS initially fashioned by the inherent views and attitudes of the community to which he born and the social group which he belongs, playa significant part in moulding his outlook and ambitions in life. How the socio cultural factors influence the livable space making in house is the theme of the present exercise. The livable space being the perfect expression of the self, family and the social group which a person belongs to. Belonging to a particular culture expresses different psychological aspirations and it varies with the context and the behavior pattern of the occupants. The pattern of the relationship between livable space making of a house and the social sub groups, viz. new rich, business, middle level employee and professional IS identified with examples drawn from two communities, Sinhala and Muslim in Colombo. The portray of sharp different features was the reason to prompted' the selection of examples from there two communities in urban areas
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject THESIS-ARCHITECTURE ; URBAN HOUSING-SRI LANKA ; URBAN SPACES ; SPACE MAKING-ARCHITECTURE
dc.title Impact of socio cultural influences on livable space making : an examination of their effects in urban housing with special reference to Sinhala and Muslim community
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree MSc en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Architecture en_US
dc.date.accept 2005
dc.identifier.accno 85478 en_US


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