CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY OF VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE
This course is aimed primarily to scholars and professionals, in order to provide an introduction to the environmental features and strategies of vernacular architecture encountered in both urban and building scale.
Particularly, this course highlights vernacular heritage significance, incorporated lessons regarding sustainability, threats related to physical degradation and lack of maintenance, as well as international regulatory framework regarding vernacular dwellings. Also, the course presents the methodology approach and good practices for environmental friendly conservation, enhancing the passive performance of vernacular buildings and the Integration of passive and active systems
REHABILITATION – VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE – ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY CONSERVATION – PASSIVE STRATEGIES