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Habitat

Habitat


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Gathering together the world’s leading experts on vernacular architecture, this once-in-ageneration publication examines how local buildings have stood the test of time and offer vital lessons for the future. 

The core of the book is arranged by climate zone, from desert to tropical, temperate to arctic. Within each section, buildings are presented regionally, showing how local climatic conditions and vegetation affect the evolution of building styles. This central part is bookended by a range of essays exploring the economic and anthropological aspects, while the reference section offers information on materials science and engineering, including how buildings have been adapted to contend with natural disasters. 

With the growing challenge of climate change, there has never been a more important time to understand how to make the best use of local natural resources and create buildings that do not rely on stripping our planet or transporting materials across the globe. This book shows us how.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Tomas Chruszczow • Introduction by Sandra Piesik • General Essays:
Climatology, Catherine Souch; Geology, Graham Lott; Botany, William Miliken;
Anthropologist, André Singer; Economics, Jim Coleman and Henry Fletcher • Tropical
Day • Temperate • Continental • Polar • Appendix 1: Contemporary Vernacular •
Appendix 2: Natural Disasters • Appendix 3: Material Science


Podrobnosti

Autor Sandra Piesik
Vydavateľ Thames & Hudson
Jazyk anglický
Väzbatvrdá
Počet strán600
Formát28 x 36 cm
EAN9780500343241
Rok vydania2017
Edícia Súčasná architektúra

Autor

Sandra Piesik

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