Participatory Architectural Ethnography

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This paper made a proposition for using participatory architectural ethnography as a method for supporting dialogue between mainstream and indigenous or minority cultures. Architectural Ethnography is an emerging field of practice and there are multiple ways to interpret it as a field of activity (Kaijima, Stalder et al. 2018). In this presentation, I use the term to describe the research and graphic documentation of a place, noting the physical surroundings, the material context and the socio-spatial practices of the people that inhabit it. I speculate how a participatory architectural ethnographic study of public space in Inari, carried out with the local people, could provide insights regarding the socio-spatial practices associated with the place.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages16
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jun 2019
EventBridging event between the Culumus Conference and the Artic Arts Summit: The land of midnight sun field trip to Inari - Inari, Inari, Finland
Duration: 01 Jun 201902 Jun 2019


ConferenceBridging event between the Culumus Conference and the Artic Arts Summit
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