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Ceramic houses and earth architecture

how to build your own

by Nader Khalili

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Published by Burning Gate Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bushrūyah (Iran),
  • Taos (N.M.),
  • Iran,
  • Bushrūyah.,
  • New Mexico,
  • Taos.
    • Subjects:
    • Adobe houses -- Iran -- Bushrūyah,
    • Earth houses -- Iran -- Bushrūyah,
    • Glazing (Ceramics) -- Iran -- Bushrūyah,
    • Vernacular architecture -- Iran -- Bushrūyah,
    • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- Iran -- Bushrūyah,
    • Adobe houses -- New Mexico -- Taos,
    • Earth houses -- New Mexico -- Taos,
    • Glazing (Ceramics) -- New Mexico -- Taos,
    • Vernacular architecture -- New Mexico -- Taos,
    • Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- New Mexico -- Taos,
    • Bushrūyah (Iran) -- Buildings, structures, etc,
    • Taos (N.M.) -- Buildings, structures, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementNader Khalili.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7423.B87 K43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1570028M
      ISBN 101878179020
      LC Control Number91061771


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