42. INTEGRATION OF YORUBA TRADITIONAL HOUSING ELEMENTS IN THE DESIGN OF OLUBADAN PALACE
Yoruba traditional housing through semiotic principles using symbolic objects, signs, and elements to create visual expression and linguistic meaning in architecture reflected social, economic value and cultural heritage of the Yoruba people. Availability of building materials, spatial quality and feel of natural environment, sustainability, symbolism, privacy, cultural continuity, and suitability for traditional inheritance were some of its advantages. However, over the ye...