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THATCHED ROOFS AND OPEN-AIR MUSEUMS. A comparative study of Sweden and Japan

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Title: THATCHED ROOFS AND OPEN-AIR MUSEUMS. A comparative study of Sweden and Japan
Authors: Katabami, Serusa
Issue Date: 26-Sep-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: ISSN 1101-3303
Keywords: Thatching
Open-air museum
Intangible Cultural Heritage
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis is to study how thatched roofs in Sweden and Japan have changed their characters over the time from a roof for residence to a museum object and how they are represented at open-air museums today while the craftsmanship is still alive and struggling for its survival. The methods for this research are literature studies, interviews, and observations. Theories of Architecture mainly by Pallasmaa Juhani and UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage are applied to analyze the su... more
Description: Degree project for Master of Science with a major in Conservation 2017, 30 HEC Second Cycle 29
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