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Encyclopedia > Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver is a researcher at the Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development. He has argued that vernacular architecture will be necessary in the future to "ensure sustainability in both cultural and economic terms beyond the short term." Vernacular architecture is a term from academic architecture to categorize structures built outside of academic tradition. ...

He is best known for his 1997 work Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World. Spanning 3 volumes and 2500 pages, it includes contributions from researchers from 80 countries. As of 2005, he is at work on a book to be called the World Atlas of Vernacular Architecture. 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

He has also published research on American traditional music, such as Blues. Traditional Music is a quasi-synonym for folk music. ... The blues is a sexual and instrumental form of music based on a pentatonic scale and a characteristic twelve-bar chord progression. ...


"Solutions to the world housing's demand will only be met ... through the support, enhancement and adequate servicing of vernacular architecture."

External links

  • Article on Encyclopedia of Vernacular Architecture of the World


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