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Started 8th Jul, 2021
  • 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.

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23rd Jul, 2021
Mohammad Gholmohammadi
Islamic Azad University, Sarab Branch, Sarab, Iran
Hi Dear Adolfo
Thank you for your participation in the discussion, please explain more concretely what Ferdinand did with case examples in your own climate and region, relying on Vernacular architecture.

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9th Jul, 2021
Masud Ur Rashid
Southeast University (Bangladesh)
You can read my article which was written in the context of Bangladesh.
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9th Jul, 2021
Masud Ur Rashid
Southeast University (Bangladesh)
You can read my article which was written in the context of Bangladesh.
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11th Jul, 2021
Adolfo Gomez Amador
Universidad de Colima
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.@
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13th Jul, 2021
Walaa A. Yakoub
The difference of used local materials
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23rd Jul, 2021
Indrajit Gotimayum
Manipur University
We know that culture and architecture are interlinked to understand about society. Change in a culture impacts in the shape and form of architecture at given period.
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23rd Jul, 2021
Mohammad Gholmohammadi
Islamic Azad University, Sarab Branch, Sarab, Iran
Hi Dear Indrajit
Thank you for your participation in the discussion, please explain more concretely what Ferdinand did with case examples in your own climate and region, relying on Vernacular architecture.
23rd Jul, 2021
Mohammad Gholmohammadi
Islamic Azad University, Sarab Branch, Sarab, Iran
Hi Dear Walaa
Thank you for your participation in the discussion, please explain more concretely what Ferdinand did with case examples in your own climate and region, relying on Vernacular architecture.
23rd Jul, 2021
Mohammad Gholmohammadi
Islamic Azad University, Sarab Branch, Sarab, Iran
Hi Dear Adolfo
Thank you for your participation in the discussion, please explain more concretely what Ferdinand did with case examples in your own climate and region, relying on Vernacular architecture.

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