The Adobe Story: A Global Treasure

The Adobe Story: A Global Treasure

by Paul Graham McHenry, Paul G. McHenry
     
 
Most Americans associate adobe with grand haciendas in the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona. But this earthen building material is used all over the world. Here a leading adobe architect and builder surveys the risc of adobe around the world, examines the state of the adobe industry today, traces the evolution of adobe in New Mexico and offers a tour of New Mexico

Overview

Most Americans associate adobe with grand haciendas in the deserts of New Mexico and Arizona. But this earthen building material is used all over the world. Here a leading adobe architect and builder surveys the risc of adobe around the world, examines the state of the adobe industry today, traces the evolution of adobe in New Mexico and offers a tour of New Mexico adobes from prehistoric Chaco Canyon to such recent buildings as the Dar Al Islam mosque and Christ in the Desert Monastery, both near Abiquiu.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826319210
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
8.11(w) x 10.75(h) x 0.31(d)

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