Maori Architecture: Transforming Western Notions of Architecture

  title={Maori Architecture: Transforming Western Notions of Architecture},
  author={Bill Mckay},
  pages={1 - 12}
  • Bill Mckay
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Art
  • Fabrications
This paper summarises concepts developed in the study of post-contact Maori architecture, particularly the buildings of religious and political movements during the colonial and post-colonial periods. The focus is not so much on what this architecture is, but how an understanding of Maori architecture can lead to a questioning of Western architectural values. In New Zealand this would seem to be particularly pertinent if the two main cultures, bound to a relationship by the Treaty of Waitangi… 

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