Bamboo or Brick: the travails of building churches in Spanish Colonial Philippines

Regalado Trota, Jose (1987) Bamboo or Brick: the travails of building churches in Spanish Colonial Philippines. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 800-807. [Book Section]

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Abstract (in English)

The Philippines, a Spanish colony for over three centuries (1565-1898) has a wealth of colonial churches, a heritage yet barely studied. In very brief and general terms, this paper will attempt to to two things. First, discuss the conditiions which influenced church building in the country during the colonial era. Secondly, describe the colonial Filipino church, whose characteristics are a result of said conditions.

Item Type: Book Section
Authors:
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Regalado Trota, JoseUNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: churches; colonial architecture; building materials; typological analysis
Subjects: C.ARCHITECTURE > 03. Styles of architecture
C.ARCHITECTURE > 04. Building materials
F.SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGIES OF CONSERVATION > 55. Typological analysis
H.HERITAGE TYPOLOGIES > 09. Historic buildings
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2011 16:32
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2011 16:32
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/779

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