Vernacular Region: Meaning and Examples

The Meaning of a Vernacular Region Explained Simply With Examples

Vernacular Region: Meaning and Examples

Where Does the South Begin? (Good article for vernacular regions)

Where Does the South Begin?

compressed sand and cement in Senegal. Built entirely by villager volunteer work and no electricity in Senegal. A nice case study.

Youth Center In Niafourang / Project Niafourang

Simon McCullagh Architects has become especially celebrated for its Cape barn and Cape vernacular style architecture in rural parts of the Cape, and has been involved in a number of country houses, farm projects and renovations to existing Cape Dutch heritage properties in the region.

Simon McCullagh Architects has become especially celebrated for its Cape barn and Cape vernacular style architecture in rural parts of the Cape, and has been involved in a number of country houses, farm projects and renovations to existing Cape Dutch heritage properties in the region.

Wooden church, Maramures, Romania.  Photo: iancowe, via Flickr

Wooden church, Maramures county, one of the best kept Europe's secrets, Romania.

A small hut composed entirely of split logs, and raised above the ground on stout upright stumps.

Norwegian Stabbur -- where the food -- smoked foods, dried fish, root veggies for the winter. Usually has grass on roof !

OFIS constructs alpine shelter for climbers of skuta mountain in Slovenia.

OFIS constructs alpine shelter for climbers of skuta mountain

This is an eight page notes packet that examines how geographers describe locations.  The packet addresses place and region with all of the sub-categories associated with it (to include:  place, location, site, situation, toponym, formal region, vernacular region, & functional region to name a few).

Advanced Placement (AP) Human Geography - Place & Region Worksheets

This is an eight page notes packet that examines how geographers describe locations. The packet addresses place and region with all of the sub-categories associated with it (to include: place, location, site, situation, toponym, formal region, vernacular region, & functional region to name a few).

Vernacular- the language spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region.

Vernacular- the language spoken by the ordinary people in a particular country or region.

Traditionally painted flat-roofed mud house, Sirigu, Upper East region, Ghana

Photos and pictures of: Traditionally painted flat-roofed mud house, Sirigu, Upper East region, Ghana - The Africa Image Library

The Rush R. Sloane House, Sandusky, OH. 1850s Photo: Wikimedia   The Sloane house in Sandusky, OH was built in the early 1850s, but is...

The Rush R. Sloane House, Sandusky, OH. Photo: Wikimedia The Sloane house in Sandusky, OH was built in the early but is.

The Chalet Blanche, whose name evokes the spirit of the vernacular houses of the region, is situated in La Malbaie’s area of the “Terrasses Cap à l’Aigle”. I...

The Chalet Blanche, whose name evokes the spirit of the vernacular houses of the region, is situated in La Malbaie’s area of the “Terrasses Cap à l’Aigle”. I...

Maisons-au-Burkina-Faso ; un ornement comme peau

Maisons peintes au Burkina Faso

Colico Workshop, IX Región, Chile by Cavagnaro Rojo Arquitectos

Colico Workshop / Cavagnaro Rojo Arquitectos

Image 1 of 8 from gallery of Colico Workshop / Cavagnaro Rojo Arquitectos. Courtesy of Cavagnaro Rojo Arquitectos

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