A travers des paramètres sociologiques, culturels, historiques et climatiques, ce livre illustré par de nombreux plans et photographies, explore l'architecture vernaculaire dans le monde entier.
An exploration of the types and forms of vernacular houses around the world and how they are constructed, decorated and inhabited by their occupants.
A revised and expanded edition of a classic text, containing new field research and scholarship.
Includes new academic developments in cultural geography, gender studies, sociology and anthropology.
Beautifully illustrated throughout, largely by photographs compiled in the course of the author's field research.
A useful survey of how different communities cope with issues of climate, migration, mass development and symbolic and cultural meaning in architecture.