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At Home with the Sapa Inca: Architecture, Space, and Legacy at Chinchero

@inproceedings{Nair2015AtHW,
  title={At Home with the Sapa Inca: Architecture, Space, and Legacy at Chinchero},
  author={Stella Nair},
  year={2015}
}
What emerges are the subtle, often sophisticated ways in which the Inca manipulated space and architecture in order to impose their authority, identity, and agenda. The remains of grand buildings, as well as a series of deft architectural gestures in the landscape, reveal the unique places that were created within the royal estate and how one space deeply informed the other. These dynamic settings created private places for an aging ruler to spend time with a preferred wife and son, while also… Expand
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