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Conference on Vernacular Architecture Heading to Abu Dhabi

Posted: Nov. 20th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse

Abu Dhabi proudly welcomes the annual International Conference on Vernacular Architecture, becoming the first city in the Middle East to host the conference. Few cities in the world could compete with Abu Dhabi with relevance to this year’s topic “Sense of Place in a Heritage of Vernacular Buildings amid a Fast-Changing Environment” with its sharp clash of modern cityscape juxtaposed by stunningly preserved Middle Eastern architecture.

The conference, which takes place each year in a designated country, is one of the most prominent venues where experts in the field of vernacular buildings come together from around the world to exchange views and expertise.

This year, the conference will be held for the first time in an Arab country, with TCA-Abu Dhabi hosting it in the UAE.

The theme of this year’s edition – “Sense of Place in a Heritage of Vernacular Buildings amid a Fast-Changing Environment”

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