Vernacular (disambiguation)

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Vernacular may refer to:



Vernacular architecture, a category of architecture based on local needs and construction materials, and reflecting local traditions.

Ref. Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World, a three-volume encyclopedia detailing the traditional architecture of the world.


Vernacular art is an art alive (contemporary art), based on the past (the mythes, the traditions and the religion) and made by defined groups. Vernacular art is based on the collective memory of this group.

Examples of vernacular art:


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