"The architectural language of the people"

Perhaps one of the most visible signs of globalization is the increasing amount of new building of fairly bland and similar design across the globe. One of the results is the lack of local and regional styles and the loss of the knowledge of the crafts that enabled local workers to construct vernacular buildings. This writer looks at styles that are fast disappearing.


11 Vernacular Building Techniques That Are Disappearing

By Ariana Zilliacus

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February 20, 2017

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