Vernacular Architecture in the Tropics | Tropical Architecture - Passive cooling
Building Without Architects - Vernacular Architecture
A small hut composed entirely of split logs, and raised above the ground on stout upright stumps.
High School Thazin / Ackermann+Raff
compressed sand and cement in Senegal. Built entirely by villager volunteer work and no electricity in Senegal. A nice case study.
Hakka Earth Buildings, (re)built in 1930's-60's, Fujian, China,
ARABIAN Palm Leaf House, Arish, North Sinai. Photo by Sandra Piesik.
Winner of the Terra Award 2016, this earth house in Spain follows vernacular architecture principles and helps to re-link human to nature and to build a more sustainable architecture.
New Barrid Village Kharga, Egypt. 1967 Architect: Hassan Fathy
architecture africaine : cloisons en fibres végétales, Sénégal, Diourbel…