ARCHITECTURE VERNACULAIRE

CERAV

"LES CABANES" OR "LES SAVOURNINS BAS" –  ALIAS "LE VILLAGE DES BORIES" – 

AT GORDES, VAUCLUSE

Christian Lassure

A conference with slide show given at the Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires in Paris

in Jean Cuisenier's and Jean-Marie Pesez 's classes (1977-1978)


Part 2

version française

Constructional Technology

The crumbling façade of Building Va below reveals the vertical structure of its side walls, ie two facings of slabs laid as headers, with in between the occasional packing of small stones. Where corbelling starts, wall thickness increases from 0.95 metres up to 1.15 metres so as to provide the necessary counterweight.

 

6- Building Va: the collapsed end wall

 

7- Ditto: the two opposite corbelled walls as exposed by the collapse of the end wall

 

8- Ditto: cross section of the left-hand side wall

 

9- Ditto: close view of the facings

TOBE CONTINUED


© CERAV
February 7th, 2004

To be referenced as :

Christian Lassure

"Les Cabanes" or "Les Savournins Bas" – alias "Le Village des Bories" – at Gordes, Vaucluse, Part 2

http://www.pierreseche.com/projection_gordes_architecture_angl.htm

February 7th, 2004

 

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