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- Publisher: Shelter Publications Inc.,U.S.
- Format: Paperback | 224 pages
- Dimensions: 276mm x 364mm x 8mm | 939g
- Publication date: 19 June 2000
- Publication City/Country: Bolinas
- ISBN 10: 0936070110
- ISBN 13: 9780936070117
- Edition: 2, Revised
- Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
- Illustrations note: colour and b&w illustrations
- Sales rank: 23,266
Shelter is many things - a visually dynamic, oversized compendium of organic architecture past and present; a how-to book that includes over 1,250 illustrations; and a Whole Earth Catalog-type sourcebook for living in harmony with the earth by using every conceivable material. First published in 1973, Shelter remains a source of inspiration and invention. Including the nuts-and-bolts aspects of building, the book covers such topics as dwellings from Iron Age huts to Bedouin tents to Togo's tin-and-thatch houses; nomadic shelters from tipis to "housecars"; and domes, dome cities, sod iglus, and even treehouses.The authors recount personal stories about alternative dwellings that illustrate sensible solutions to problems associated with using materials found in the environment - with fascinating, often surprising results.
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"How very fine it is to leaf through a 176-page book on architecture -- and find no palaces, no pyramids or temples, no cathedrals, skyscrapers, Kremlins or Pentagons in sight...instead, a book of homes, habitations for human beings in all their infinite variety."