VerSus 2014 is an international conference on the lessons from vernacular heritage for sustainable architecture. The conference themes are the study of vernacular architecture and its mechanisms for sustainability, the conservation and restoration of vernacular architecture, and the potential applications of sustainable lessons of vernacular heritage to contemporary architecture.
The conference will take place on 11th, 12th and 13th September 2014, at the School of Architecture of Universitat Politecnica de Valencia and it will be supported by INTBAU Spain. Two other events will be organised alongside VerSus 2014: Conference Mediterra 2014, the second conference on earthen architecture in the Mediterranean region; and ResTAPIA 2014, the second conference on earthen architecture conservation in general, and rammed earth conservation in particular.
The conference programme of VerSus 2014 includes keynote lectures by international experts and presentations of papers and posters on 11th and 12th September 2014. The 13th September 2014 will be dedicated to technical visits.
More information: www.versus2014.blogs.upv.es/