Reflections on Traditional Architecture

Document Type : مقاله کوتاه


Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shahid Beheshti University


'Traditional architecture' is frequently used with an implicit meaning. This paper tries to find a more explicit meaning for this phrase by reviewing common synonyms of the phrase. This review does not only lead to a definition for traditional architecture, but also arrives at prerequisites of traditional architecture, i.e. traditional design and traditional design education.