Vernacular architecture

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Vernacular architecture

Architecture that makes use of common regional forms and materials at a particular place and time; usually modest and unpretentious, and often a mixture of traditional and modern styles, or a hybrid of several styles.

vernacular architecture

Architecture that makes use of common regional forms and materials at a particular place and time; sometimes includes strong ethnic influences of an immigrant population; usually modest, unassuming, and unpretentious, and often a mixture of traditional and more modern styles or a hybrid of several styles. Houses are often owner-built by people familiar with local materials, regional climatic conditions, and local building customs and techniques, as described under folk architecture.
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The toilet built with traditional architecture has user-friendly basins for those on wheelchairs with a hand rail, a ramp and wider door.
Old tools used to dig and maintain Falajs, traditional and rare weapons and guns , and traditional architecture such as doors and windows are also on the list of items they would like.
Implementation of the designs has already begun on 14 of the mosques with the project aiming to create traditional architecture within a modern framework across the city.
Scholars of information, electronic media, and architecture explore a field that integrates digital information as an additional construction material into the traditional architecture of buildings, cities, and public locations.
In view of the cultural background of traditional residential buildings, the protection and restoration system of traditional architecture is considered.
The building reflects designs and engineering of Kuwait's traditional architecture.
In all of them, a blend has been made of traditional architecture and modern designs.
With state-of-the-art design blended with traditional architecture, the new banquet halls will be your first venue of choice for meetings, events, weddings and all your happy occasions.
She will also support staff development and mentoring programmes, and the strategic direction of HLM's other departments, including traditional architecture, master-planning and landscape and urban design services.
The event highlighted Bahrain's culture, such as handicrafts, traditional architecture, and artistic folklore.
The designs of all the three gates complement Madinah's traditional architecture, the Authority said, while also incorporating necessary service facilities for the arrival and departure of visitors and pilgrims.
Also put on display were photographs of the traditional architecture of mosques, minarets and domes and natural landscapes of Afghanistan.

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