systematic procedure for recording English vernacular architecture by R. W. Brunskill

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Reprinted from the transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society vol. 13, 1965-66.

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Vernacular architecture is architecture characterised by the use of local materials and knowledge, usually without the supervision of professional architects.

Vernacular architecture represents the majority of buildings and settlements created in pre-industrial societies and includes a very wide range of buildings, building traditions, and methods of construction.

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13 (), pp The unique contribution of the CIHB was the application of computer technology to this recording method. A Systematic Procedure for Recording English Vernacular Architecture. Brunskill, R Published by Being Volume 13 of the Ancient Monument Society(). about the history of the English landscape and the men, women and children who dwelt in that landscape.

The book has a very simple message: houses are about human beings. Architecture is a human creation, the medium and outcome of people acting on their surroundings.

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During the past few decades, interest in ordinary architecture has grown rapidly and in diverse directions. Scholars and field professionals apply the term "vernacular architecture" to a range of structures including traditional domestic and agricultural buildings, industrial and commercial structures, twentieth-century suburban houses, settlement patterns and cultural landscapes.

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Although you are likely to have to settle for 5/5(4). •Vernacular architecture is a category of architecture, based on localized needs and construction material, and reflecting local traditions. All forms of vernacular architecture are built to meet specific needs, accommodating the values, economies and ways of life of the cultures that produce them.

Vernacular architecture, Common domestic architecture of a region, usually far simpler than what the technology of the time is capable of maintaining.

In highly industrialized countries such as the U.S., for example, barns are still being built according to a design employed in Europe in the 1st. The alpine chalet or a bamboo home from South-East Asia are just some examples of this “vernacular” architecture.

Vernacular architecture evolves over time reflecting the characteristics of the local environment, climate, culture, natural materials, technology.

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In adopting this definition, we follow the lead of Dell Upton and John Michael Mach, who used it in their book Common Places: Readings in American Vernacular Architecture.

Mercer’s definition is useful because it centers on the idea that vernacular architecture is simply common architecture – what most people build and what they use (8).

92 BOOK REVIEWS An architect and lecturer at the School of Architecture at the University of Manches-ter, Brunskill has expanded his "Systematic Procedure for Recording English Vernac-ular Architecture" (often called the Manchester Method), and provided a review of its many discoveries.

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