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Libya’s Vernacular of Berber Taddart
(Thames & Hudson, 2017-11)
Describing a Unique Urban Culture: Ibadi Settlements of North Africa
Abstract. This paper examines the urban structure and architecture of the North African regions, which are characterised by the historical presence of Ibadism. This topic has a definite cultural frame, albeit with some ...
Notes sur le paysage culturel et l'architecture vernaculaire du djebel Nafûsa
(Publication des Presses Universitaires du Midi, 2017-10)
This study describes the vernacular architecture and cultural landscape of Lybian Dj̲abal Nafūsa: the central portion of a horseshoe of mountains, about 600 meters high, which extends from the Maṭmāṭah region near Gabes ...
Creating a map of the underground heritage in the Mediterranean area: A visual representation for a comprehensive research
(Springer Cam, 2019-02-18)
Interest in man-made (or artificial) cavities in the countries of the Mediterranean Basin led the Commission of the Italian Speleological Society to study and catalogue some of the most common troglodyte types in the region. ...
Producing design objects from regular polyhedra: A Practical approach
In the last few years, digital modeling techniques have played a major role in Architecture and design, influencing, at the same time, the creative process and the way the objects are fabricated. This revolution has ...
Learning from built vernacular heritage
(Gangemi Editore International, 2019-06-01)
In the last three decades, scholars and professional architects have developed a keen interest in the architectural style, commonly known as vernacular. The reason for this attention is twofold: on the one hand, this style ...
Producing design objects from regular polyhedra: a practical approach