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Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture (Mixed media product)

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ISBN 10: 1138000833 / ISBN 13: 9781138000834
Edité par Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2013
Neuf(s) Etat : New Mixed media product
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Language: English . Brand New Book. In a continuously changing world, there has been a growing interest in the protection of vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. The need to protect and enhance this fragile heritage via intelligent responses to threats from nature and the environment has become evident. Historically, vernacular heritage research focussed on philosophical aspects and surveys, while earthen architecture studies emphasized earthen material and construction techniques. However, for these particular forms of heritage to survive, academic research had to shift its focus, so as to respond to new challenges. Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture gathers contributions of key international researchers from 50 countries, and covers a wide variety of topics: * Cultural heritage and building cultures * Materials and construction techniques * Territory and environmental adaptation * Energy effi ciency and sustainable design * Natural hazards and risk mitigation * Education and research focus Vernacular Heritage Earthen Architecture: Contributions for Sustainable Development discusses the threats that vernacular and earthen heritage are facing, and refl ects on their important contribution to sustainable development. The book will prove to be a valuable source of information for academics, researchers and professionals in the fi elds of vernacular heritage, conservation, architecture, civil engineering and construction, and can be used as a reference text for undergraduate and post-graduate courses in vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. N° de réf. du libraire AA69781138000834

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Titre : Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture...

Éditeur : Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom

Date d'édition : 2013

Reliure : Mixed media product

Etat du livre :New

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In a continuously changing world, there has been a growing interest in the protection of vernacular heritage and earthen architecture. The need to protect and enhance this fragile heritage via intelligent responses to threats from nature and the environment has become evident.

Historically, vernacular heritage research focussed on philosophical aspects and surveys, while earthen architecture studies emphasized earthen material and construction techniques. However, for these particular forms of heritage to survive, academic research had to shift its focus, so as to respond to new challenges. Vernacular Heritage and Earthen Architecture gathers contributions of key international researchers from 50 countries, and covers a wide variety of topics:

? Cultural heritage and building cultures

? Materials and construction techniques

? Territory and environmental adaptation

? Energy effi ciency and sustainable design

? Natural hazards and risk mitigation

? Education and research focus

Vernacular Heritage & Earthen Architecture: Contributions for Sustainable Development discusses the threats that vernacular and earthen heritage are facing, and refl ects on their important contribution to sustainable development. The book will prove to be a valuable source of information for academics, researchers and professionals in the fi elds of vernacular heritage, conservation, architecture, civil engineering and construction, and can be used as a reference text for undergraduate and post-graduate courses in vernacular heritage and earthen architecture.

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