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Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World

Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World

Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World

$95.00

Vellinga, Marcel and Paul Oliver, Alexander Bridge

Cl. New York, 2007

Book ID: 76733

The first world atlas ever compiled on vernacular architecture, this comprehensive work illustrates the variety and ingenuity of the world's vernacular building traditions from a multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural and comparative approach, using over sixty world and regional maps. Mapping such diverse aspects as materials and resources, technologies, structural systems, symbolism, forms and service systems on a cross-cultural and comparative basis, the Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World reveals the distribution, diversity and relationships of the world's vernacular building traditions.

150 pp., 69 illus.