Vernacular Architecture

Architecture built of local materials to suit particular local needs, usually of unknown authorship and making little reference to the chief styles or theories of architecture.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
15923
Names
vernacular architecture
anonymous architecture
architecture, anonymous
architecture, folk
architecture, indigenous
architecture, non-pedigreed
architecture, spontaneous
architecture, vernacular
folk architecture
indigenous architecture
non-pedigreed architecture
spontaneous architecture
lokale architectuur Dutch
arquitectura vernĂ¡cula Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300068483. The J. Paul Getty Trust.