Provides a history of building with earth in the modern era, focusing on projects constructed in the last few decades that use rammed earth, mud brick, compressed earth, cob, and several other techniques made more relevant than ever by ecological and economic imperatives. Features over 40 projects.Oliver points out that aquot;while no one knows how many earth buildings are currently in use, aquot; estimates run as high as 80 million. ... Paul G. McHenry Jr., The Adobe Story (Albuquerque: Univeristy of New Mexico Press, 2000), 37. 4. ... Rancho del Cielo, the former Western White House of former president Ronald Reagan, where he spent more than a full year of his ... 24. Brendan Gill, Many Masks: A Life of Frank Lloyd Wright (Cambridge: Da Capo Press, 1998), 18 ... Ghardaia- vs2-lite.pdf 8.
|Publisher||:||Princeton Architectural Press - 2009|