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Christian Schittich: Vernacular Architecture. Atlas for Living Throughout the World
ISBN: 978-3-0356-1631-6, Price: 79,95 €, $89.99, £72.50
Traditional building methods – such as those used in pueblos, timbered houses, or the Japanese minka – exist in fascinating diversity and create the face of a region. However, as a result of globalization they have been marginalized in many places. In the fastest developing countries in particular, a wealth of experience that goes back hundreds of years is being irretrievably lost, even though valuable insights can be gained for modern building.
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