Neo-Vernacular Architecture, also known as New Vernacular, is a modern architectural style that draws inspiration from traditional vernacular architecture, characterized by using local materials and techniques that respond to regional climate and cultural needs. Emerging in the latter part of the 20th century as a response to the homogeneity of global modernist architecture, neo-vernacular style reinterprets these traditional methods through a contemporary lens, often integrating traditional and modern elements to foster innovative, environmentally friendly, and culturally-conscious designs. This style significantly emphasizes sustainability, utilizing locally sourced materials and passive design strategies to minimize energy consumption. Furthermore, it values regional identity and culture, aspiring to construct buildings that harmoniously resonate with the local context and community. Influential architects such as Hassan Fathy in Egypt, Geoffrey Bawa in Sri Lanka, and Charles Correa in India have been pivotal in promoting and developing the principles of neo-vernacular architecture.

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