Vernacular architecture and archaeology

Gardiner, Mark (2019) Vernacular architecture and archaeology. Vernacular Architecture, 50 (1). pp. 6-7. ISSN 0305-5477

Full content URL: https://doi.org/10.1080/03055477.2019.1663471

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The contribution of excavation to the wider understanding of vernacular architecture over the last 50 years seems to have been that of the wayward brother to its more mature sibling, the study of standing buildings. Archaeology had a stumbling start, but as it has reached a greater maturity it has begun to make a contribution to the wider study of vernacular architec- ture. It has not merely broadened the scope of evi- dence, but brought entirely new approaches to the subject.

Keywords:Vernacular architecture, Archaeology, Excavation
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V360 History of Architecture
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V460 Archaeological techniques
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V210 British History
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
ID Code:39253
Deposited On:07 Jan 2020 08:52

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