Vernacular architecture, its craftspeople and our sustainable future

Vernacular architecture, its craftspeople and our sustainable future
 

The relationship between the built environment and climate is an interesting one. The first people used available local resources for the construction of shelters in response to their local climates.
Technology developed in this evolutionary way survived through millennia and existed in harmony with nature and the climate. The 1st and the 2nd industrial revolutions changed this equilibrium and man-made impact on the Planet has already been well documented.
The Paris Agreement and all three conventions adopted at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992 – talk about technology transfer. They also... read more

 
6 October 2017 in Environment, Views: 203
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