Vernacular Architecture

Vernacular Architecture

Author: Henry Glassie

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 0253213959

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.
Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Marcel Vellinga, Paul Oliver, Alexander Bridge
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:

Vernacular architecture comprises the dwellings and all other buildings of the people. Related to their environmental contexts and available resources, vernacular buildings are customarily made utilizing traditional technologies, to meet specific needs, accommodating the values, economies and ways of living of the cultures that produce them. Augmenting the Encyclopedia of
Built from Below
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Peter Guillery
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

This book extends the concept of British vernacular architecture beyond its traditional base of pre-modern domestic and industrial architecture to embrace other buildings such as places of worship, villas, hospitals, suburban semis and post-war mass housing. Engaging with wider issues of social and cultural history, this book is of use
Built from Below: British Architecture and the Vernacular
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Peter Guillery
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge

This book extends the concept of British vernacular architecture beyond its traditional base of pre-modern domestic and industrial architecture to embrace other buildings such as places of worship, villas, hospitals, suburban semis and post-war mass housing. Engaging with wider issues of social and cultural history, this book is of use
Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Mirjana Lozanovska
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration explores the interface between migration and architecture. Cities have been substantially affected by transnational migration but the physical manifestations of migration in architecture – and its effect on streetscape, neighbourhood and city – have so far been understudied. This contributed volume examines how migrants
Architecture and the Social Sciences
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Maria Manuela Mendes, Teresa Sá, João Cabral
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-05 - Publisher: Springer

This book contributes to current debates on the relationship between architecture and the social sciences, highlighting current interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teaching as well as research and practice in architecture and urbanism. It also raises awareness about the complementarities and tensions between the spaces of the project, including the construction spaces