Shelter: Human Habitats From Around The World Charles Knevitt

ISBN: 9780876546000

Published: February 1st 1996

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168 pages


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Shelter: Human Habitats From Around The World  by  Charles Knevitt

Shelter: Human Habitats From Around The World by Charles Knevitt
February 1st 1996 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 168 pages | ISBN: 9780876546000 | 4.16 Mb

Shelter is a unique record of houses and housing from around the world and throughout time. Author Charles Knevitt, a noted British architecture journalist, takes us on a remarkable journey from troglodyte villages around the Mediterranean to theMoreShelter is a unique record of houses and housing from around the world and throughout time. Author Charles Knevitt, a noted British architecture journalist, takes us on a remarkable journey from troglodyte villages around the Mediterranean to the elegant Regency terraces of John Nash in London- we visit the painted houses of South African tribes as well as resort developments in Europe and the United States.

Twentieth-century architectural icons are also included, specifically Frank Lloyd Wrights Fallingwater and Le Corbusiers Unite dHabitation. The compelling photographs of the seventy-five featured shelters are accompanied by text describing the history, building materials, design, climate, topography, and construction methods of the various habitats. A brilliant visual and textual commentary on humankinds ingenuity in creating suitable and sensual places to live.



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