Tibetan Houses Vernacular Architecture Of The Himalayas And Environs

Author: Peter Herrle
Homepage_9783035610314

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  • : $170.00(AUD)
  • : 9783035610314
  • : Birkhauser
  • : Birkhauser
  • : July 2017
  • : 180.0
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  • : Peter Herrle
  • : Hardback
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Barcode 9783035610314
9783035610314

Description

The region of the Himalayas and the adjoining Tibetan plateau is known for its unique and characteristic vernacular architecture and housing culture which is slowly but surely disappearing.The book analyses 21 traditional houses in the region that respond in diverse ways to the specifics of their location and local climate, and presents a comparative study of the construction elements using photographs and hand-drawn construction details.