About the Author
Daniel Maudlin is Professor of Modern History, Department of History and Art History, Plymouth University, UK, where he teaches social and material culture approaches to architectural history. He previously taught history and cultural theory to architecture students at Plymouth University's School of Architecture, Design and Environment. He has also taught at the Universities of Glasgow, Pennsylvania and St Andrews.Marcel Vellinga is Reader in Anthropology of Architecture and Director of the Place, Culture and Identity research group in the School of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University. Holding a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Leiden University (the Netherlands), his teaching and research is concerned with the anthropological study of architecture, vernacular architecture and architectural regeneration. His publications include Atlas of Vernacular Architecture of the World, with Paul Oliver (Routledge 2007); Vernacular Architecture in the 21st Century: Theory, Education, and Practice, with Lindsay Asquith (eds.)(Taylor and Francis 2006) and Constituting Unity and Difference: Vernacular Architecture in a Minangkabau Village (KITLV Press 2004) and various journal articles. Marcel is a Director of the Paul Oliver Vernacular Architecture Library.