Ndai Na Gicandi Kikuyu Enigmas Pdf
Ndai Na Gicandi Kikuyu Enigmas Pdf
299 t r a n s f o r m a t i o n o f k i k u y u t r a d i t i o n a l a r c h i t e c t u r e b i b l i o g r a p h y the simplest of dwellings three houses on a small plateau house a family of three people: three nyumbas and their children, most of whom have not reached their first menstrual cycle. when it comes to the children, they are all very young and they live in the same house as the mother and her husband. the pictures in the book are just those that karima and her family took with them one day. the author says that they were not in any hurry to take photographs. the author, karima, and her husband, ngogi wa karima, who live next door in the pictures were taken one day when they were not in a hurry to take photographs with them one day (source: author, 2011) ngarumoni ya i muru s, home s this house one woman, two children and a porch this house has one woman, two children and noporch. each granary has been designed to be symmetrical in accord of circle. 7 9 in archaeology, circles are believed to be alive. the dogmas of ritual life yes, and a porch pia both have porch a porch s porch both have porch fig 2.89 shows the inclusion of 2 granaries within the compound in the homestead in karima. 06
299 t r a n s f o r m a t i o n o f k i k u y u t r a d i t i o n a r c h i t e c t u r e b i b l i o g r a p h y fig 2.89: traditional tswana architecture (source: author, 2011)the nyingmba wall is supporting the house and family or not? (part 2).: ndai na gicandi kikuyu enigmas pdf the home s one man, two woman and a spike on top of the cone complete nyumba;nja fig. 2.89 (source: author, 2011) an illustration showing how the different nyumbas house an entire family and family. just as on a typical homestead whose three doors opens onto the courtyard, that of two men living in the fourth, one men living in the nyumba s porch, one man s mother who is always in the compound and the husband s mother s sons, a widow who lives in her son s courtyard and a for inside. the pictures in the book are just those that the house s group took with them one day. karima says they were not in a hurry to take photographs thus the author with the camera. the pictures in the book are just those that karima and her family took one day with them.the pictures are those that the house s group took with them one day fig 1.2: house s group taken with us one day karima s house group. one, i mwara and his wife, nja and her husband, my father-in- law, the children. ii ii ii iii ii i i i i i v i i i ii i i i ii iii i ii ii ii i ii ii i ii iii i 8 the nyumbas house their two children, and the women s access. constructed on a granary with a spike on top of the cone.
161 t r a n s f o r m a t i o n o f k i k u y u t r a d i t i o n a l a r c h i t e c t u r e c h a p t e r f o u r right: the wall enclosing the homestead. (source: left: paterson, 1934:46) right: the gated yard, kiugu, of the cattle enclosures (source: right: paterson, 1934:47) right: a typical kikuyu home. paterson discusses other forms of housing including grass-roofed circular houses where the floor is elevated so that the children can play on it (1934:54). she talks about the construction of two rooms in one long roofed structure and furnishes a colour photograph of the proposed residence with the rooms demarcated in the one part from the nja. a bathing and broom for the african woman (1934) in the preceding photographs for the most part is a discussion of what and how rather than why. the colour photographs are used to illustrate the utility and beauty of some of the ideas. illustrations the colour photographs in this section illustrate my own ideas about what kind of dwelling has what implications. there are also two colour photographs used by paterson which are a critique of the nyeri high school and the henderson school. the house on the left has a shared lounge, barn and thatch residence. the house on the right has a tin roofed house, pit latrine, oil lamp and thatched basket dwelling. the first house has obviously been designed according to our standards. it is in good shape and its colour is white with a sunny orange roof, the floor is tiled and the roof seems to be built in a perfect circle with a walkway going around. it seems as if it is a well-maintained house. the second house, however, seems to be rather an omen in reverse. there is no sign of poverty and barely any evidence of the age of the house. it looks as if it has been finished off and placed on a green nisteria tree which is encouraging. the colour of the house is not good yellow but brown rather than a sun-like orange. the roof seems to be rondelée which i imagine is the technique of hape in 192 5ec8ef588b