Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Century: Theory, Education and Practice
Lindsay Asquith, Marcel Vellinga
Taylor & Francis, Dec 12, 2005 - Architecture - 294 pages
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.