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Author Fathy, Hassan.

Title Natural energy and vernacular architecture : principles and examples with reference to hot arid climates / Hassan Fathy ; edited by Walter Shearer and Abd-el-rahman Ahmed Sultan.

Published Chicago : Published for the United Nations University by the University of Chicago Press, 1986.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  728.09174927 FATH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxiii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 167-169.
Summary The culmination of a lifetime's design practice and environmental study, Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture presents a master architects' extraordinary insights into the vernacular wisdom of indigenous architectural forms that have evolved in hot arid climates.
Other author Shearer, Walter.
Sulṭān, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān.
Subject Architecture, Domestic -- Arid regions -- Arab countries.
Vernacular architecture -- Environmental aspects -- Arab countries.
Architecture and energy conservation -- Arab countries.
ISBN 0226239179
0226239187 (paperback)