Africa Vernacular Architecture Database

“Welcome to the data base on African vernacular architecture. There is very little information available on vernacular architecture of Africa…. this data base is the only source on line to view images of vernacular structures in every African country. … Continue reading →

Malawi Vernacular Architecture

“Hello.. my name is Jon (Twingi) Sojkowski, I am a registered architect and I have a passion for African vernacular architecture. I recently (Sept. 2014) traveled to Malawi to document the vernacular architecture in the country. For 3 weeks, me … Continue reading →

Traditional Architecture of Indonesia

Over time styles have changed, but good, fundamental house design principles that respond to climate, site and homeowner needs have not. This concept applies worldwide. Investigate and learn from traditional homes that have evolved from centuries of experience. … Continue reading →

Architecture without Architects

“In this book, Bernard Rudofsky steps outside the narrowly defined discipline that has governed our sense of architectural history and discusses the art of building as a universal phenomenon. He introduces the reader to communal architecture–architecture produced not by specialists … Continue reading →