The Vernacular Architecture Forum is the premier organization in North America dedicated to the appreciation and study of ordinary buildings and landscapes. Established in 1979, VAF is composed of scholars from many fields, including history, architectural history, geography, anthropology, sociology, landscape history, historic preservation, and material culture studies. It sponsors an annual conference and publications including the journal Buildings & LandscapesMembership is open to all interested individuals and institutions.  Members have access to special content including a membership directory and forum. Becoming a member of VAF or renewing existing membership is easily doneIf you are already a member, login.

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