Vernacular Architecture


Author: Henry Glassie

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253213952

Category: Architecture

Page: 197

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Based on thirty-five years of fieldwork, Glassie's Vernacular Architecture synthesizes a career of concern with traditional building. He articulates the key principles of architectural analysis, and then, centering his argument in the United States, but drawing comparative examples from many locations in Europe and Asia, he shows how architecture can be a prime resource for the one who would write a democratic and comprehensive history.

Invitation to Vernacular Architecture

A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes


Author: Thomas Carter,Elizabeth C. Cromley

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9781572333314

Category: Architecture

Page: 120

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Invitation to Vernacular Architecture: A Guide to the Study of Ordinary Buildings and Landscapes is a manual for exploring and interpreting vernacular architecture, the common buildings of particular regions and time periods. Thomas Carter and Elizabeth Collins Cromley provide a comprehensive introduction to the field. Rich with illustrations and written in a clear and jargon-free style, Invitation to Vernacular Architecture is an ideal text for courses in architecture, material culture studies, historic preservation, American studies, and history, and a useful guide for anyone interested in the built environment.

Lessons from Vernacular Architecture


Author: Willi Weber,Simos Yannas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135015546

Category: Architecture

Page: 240

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The architectural community has had a strong and continuing interest in traditional and vernacular architecture. Lessons from Vernacular Architecture takes lessons directly from traditional and vernacular architecture and offers them to the reader as guidance and inspiration for new buildings. The appropriate technical and social solutions provided by vernacular and traditional architecture are analysed in detail. International case studies focus on environmental design aspects of traditional architecture in a broad range of climatic conditions and building types.

Vernacular Architecture

Paradigms of Environmental Response


Author: Mete Turan

Publisher: Gower Publishing Company


Category: Architecture

Page: 360

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Venetian Vernacular Architecture

Traditional Housing in the Venetian Lagoon


Author: Richard J. Goy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521154901

Category: Architecture

Page: 384

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This 1989 study provides an authoritative account of the villages of the Venetian lagoon's architectural style and development and a companion volume to Dr Goy's Chioggia and the Villages of the Venetian Lagoon (1985). The book offers an encyclopaedic and fully illustrated guide on the building process.

Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture


Author: Paul Oliver

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136424040

Category: Architecture

Page: 480

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The study of vernacular architecture explores the characteristics of domestic buildings in particular regions or localities, and the many social and cultural factors that have contributed to their evolution. In this book, vernacular architecture specialist Paul Oliver brings together a wealth of information that spans over two decades, and the whole globe. Some previously unpublished papers, as well as those only available in hard to find conference proceedings, are brought together in one volume to form a fascinating reference for students and professional architects, as well as all those involved with planning housing schemes in their home countries and overseas.

Vernacular Architecture: Towards a Sustainable Future


Author: C. Mileto,F. Vegas,L. García Soriano,V. Cristini

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 131573690X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 804

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Sustainability is a concept that has monopolised a large number of the scientific debates in a wide range of spheres connected not only with architecture, urban planning and construction, but also with the product market, tourism, culture, etc. However, sustainability is indissolubly linked to vernacular architecture and the lessons this architectu

Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Century

Theory, Education and Practice


Author: Lindsay Asquith,Marcel Vellinga

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134325541

Category: Architecture

Page: 294

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The issues surrounding the function and meaning of vernacular architecture in the twenty-first century are complex and extensive. Taking a distinctively rigorous theoretical approach, this book considers these issues from a number of perspectives, broadening current debate to a wider multidisciplinary audience. These collected essays from the leading experts in the field focus on theory, education and practice in this essential sector of architecture, and help to formulate solutions to the environmental, disaster management and housing challenges facing the global community today.