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PRINTED BOOKS
Author Bourgeois, Jean-Louis, 1940-

Title Spectacular vernacular : the adobe tradition / text by Jean-Louis Bourgeois; photographs by Carollee Pelos ; historical essay by Basil Davidson.

Published New York : Aperture Foundation, [1989]
©1989

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 UniM Store  721.04422 BOUR GD10    AVAILABLE
Physical description 191 pages : colour illustrations ; 32 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 183-187.
Summary Mud as a building material is associated with Third World barbarianism, but this book presents an alternate viewpoint through words and photographs. The startling beauty and efficiency of mud architecture is evident. Since 1983, a traveling exhibition of Spectacular Vernacular has been touring the United States under a Smithsonian Institution sponsorship. 120 color photos.
Other author Pelos, Carollee, 1939-
Davidson, Basil, 1914-2010.
Subject Architecture -- Arid regions.
Building, Adobe -- Arid regions.
ISBN 0893813915 $35.00