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Brazilian Houses: 9 Examples of Residential Vernacular Architecture

7 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

Wattle and daub house. Image © Pedro Levorin
The regional expressions of a country's culture are vital in helping us understand the relation between context and specific conditions of social manifestations. These nuances and singularities inside the realm of construction are translated into what can be called vernacular architecture. Although it has always existed, this universe of local exemplars of architecture with their particular materials, techniques and regional constructive solutions came to be well studied in the second half of the twentieth century in Brazil, in a project that...
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