International Dialogues 2010: Paul Oliver

Paul Oliver

Acclaimed academic and Emeritus Professor at the International Vernacular Architecture Unit, Oxford-Brookes University, Paul Oliver is one of the world's foremost authorities on vernacular architecture. His publications include the unparalleled 'Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World' and 'Built to Meet Needs: Cultural Issues in Vernacular Architecture'. Paul Oliver gives a stimulating talk regarding the future of vernacular building traditions and their role in creating sustainable, culturally vibrant, people-orientated habitats.

This talk was in partnership with the School of Oriental and African Studies.


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Part of the International Dialogues: Architecture and Climate Change series.