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Landsc. Archit. Front.    2017, Vol. 5 Issue (2) : 56-61     https://doi.org/10.15302/J-LAF-20170205
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Landscape Architect as “Mediator” — A cultural Anthropological Perspective
Hironao KAWAI
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Abstract

In recent years, anthropologists have started paying attention to landscape, resulting in the emergence of landscape anthropology. Grounded in the author’s investigative experience in Guangdong Province, China, this paper introduces a basic perspective and methodology of landscape anthropology. The author proposes methods to guide landscape design based on the social and cultural conditions of local residents, and provides explorations conducted for landscape architects from the perspective of cultural anthropology.

Keywords Landscape Anthropology      Ethnic Landscape      Agency      Mediator     
Issue Date: 25 May 2017
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Hironao KAWAI. Landscape Architect as “Mediator” — A cultural Anthropological Perspective[J]. Landsc. Archit. Front., 2017, 5(2): 56-61.
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http://journal.hep.com.cn/laf/EN/10.15302/J-LAF-20170205
http://journal.hep.com.cn/laf/EN/Y2017/V5/I2/56
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