Islamic Azad University, Sarab Branch, Sarab, Iran
The impact of culture on vernacular architecture
In the past, the spirit of culture was more stable, without dynamism. Tribal, ethnic, racial, distances, impenetrable class boundaries, dependence on climate, land, rituals influenced the shape and space of architecture, these characteristics give rise to distinct formal differences in patterns of life, living spaces and buildings. There were prayers, rituals and even settlements, but the developments of the present century caused changes and changes in some aspects of life and culture of society. The movement and trend of traditional architecture stopped and on the other hand, due to the speed of change, it did not have the opportunity to adapt to culture. While the developments in European countries had taken place step by step and they largely easily replaced the changes. Now, if the basic factors of culture and architecture are known to be revived, they will continue to live. Architecture is not just a set of styles and forms, and does not even fully define itself by its social and economic conditions, but a set of them.
Although the changes in culture are faster now than in the past, changes in the economy are even faster.
It is the changes in the economy that have made vernacular architectures succumb. it is the changes in the forms of production that have had the greatest impact on the traditions.
The dilemma is beyond the culture of people other than those who inhabit those spaces so that we want to preserve ways of building from the past. The important thing is to learn the lessons of the past for the benefit of the inhabitants of the present. Especially some aspects teneien to do with the performance of the envelope to the requirements of the climate.@
From the available example of HIA reports, I understood that experts are using 3D software, first to model the existing structures and then adding the proposed structure to generate the views in the form of images/renders to visualise the projected development. Sometimes, it is done by only drawing a section and marking the human eye angle. I am not sure how they are validating these views. From these images/renders only, one can not say very definitively whether these are accurate or not. Also, I am unsure about the view/camera point selection.
I have not been able to find any study on the assessment of the overall visual quality of the surrounding area due to new changes.
It would be great if you know of any study or documents or share some light on this.
The proposed paper analyses the system of small buildings that compose the Hameau de la Reine in the Petit Trianon gardens in the park of the royal palace of Versailles. The complex of architectural artefacts, built at the end of the 18th century, emulates the features of vernacular architecture typical of the villages of Normandy. The main interes...
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