Glorious Mud!: Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Western Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia

Glorious Mud!: Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Western Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia

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Invented about 13,000 years ago, mud architecture has since been one of the most common, economical, useful, and widespread forms of building. It has been--and is still being--used for grand palaces and temples as well as simple shops and homes. Research conducted over the last several decades has enabled archaeologists and architects to understand how now-ruined, ancient mud structures were originally built. Gus and Ora Van Beek describe mud-construction techniques… (more)

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Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press (October 30, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 542 pages

File size: 51.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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