A Review of Sociocultural Attitudes into Architecture

2016 Scinzer Journal of Humanities  
Sociocultural attitudes inaugurated new horizons for researchers and caused materialistic issues to be in their way out from architectural fields. In sociocultural attitudes, researchers, firstly, familiarize their audience with the cultural and semantic world and, then, introduce and analyze its architecture. These researchers, consequently, are not seeking for physical, climatic, and spatial criteria. In order to understand the society, the cultural dimensions and elements which have
more » ... which have overwhelmed the community should be studied. Each cultural element has two complementary dimensions: one internal dimension and one external dimension that is located in external dimension of the culture. Proportional to the time and place whereby citizens mold their outlooks based on different civilizations, pattern of the life the various social groups lead in cities becomes different. Locations and territories which constitute domicile of social groups are expressive of their history and culture. Methodology of this paper is library-based in order to present a better understanding out of this outlook and its recognition instruments. To do so, different viewpoints of different theorists, the relationship between community and architecture, and the relationship between culture and architecture are addressed in a separated manner.
doi:10.21634/sjh.2.2.15 fatcat:2vphgmzlerafxkgelkh73r3jfi