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Literal Duplication, Liberal Contextualism

3 CHAPTER THREE: DATA COLLECTION. 3.1

INTRODUCTION

In this chapter, case studies are done to see the present condition of the different countries in terms of the Traditional architecture and the steps taken by the government to preserve it. It will help me to compare the situation and come up with the concrete solution. In addition, Interviews and questionnaires were develop to get the views of different people on "Literal Duplication and Liberal Contextualism"

3.2

BHUTANESE ARCHITECTURE

3.2.1 OBSERVATION Architecturally, the country is divided into three zones, north, south and east .Starting from the climatic condition to peoples living standard, it has much differences. I have choose three main cities for comparison from each zone. The cities are: 1. Thimphu (Northern Bhutan). 2. Samtse (Southern Bhutan). 3. Tashigang (Eastern Bhutan). 1. Thimphu, is the capital and the largest city in the country. It is located at the north-west part of Bhutan. The city became the capital

Figure 1Bhutan outline map, division in terms of Difference in Architecture.

city in 1961. The city is spread out longitudinally in a north-south direction on the west bank of the valley formed by the Wang Chuu13, also known as the "Thimphu Chuu River." 2. Samtse, is one of the four districts in southern Bhutan. A majority of the places in Samtse are located in the foothills bordering the Indian States of West Bengal and Sikkim. Close

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Is a tributary of the Brahmaputra through Bhutan, India and Bangladesh.

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Dissertation: Literal Duplication, Liberal Contextualism  
Dissertation: Literal Duplication, Liberal Contextualism  

It is the combined ideas of people, who thinks that Bhutanese Architecture has many different perspectives if we look into. Nation's goal...

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