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Architectural design for tropical regions

Author: Cleveland Salmon
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Architectural Design for Tropical Regions is a complete guide to designing public and private buildings for tropical regions that are healthy, comfortable, and exist in harmony with both the natural environment and local traditions. In addition to proven design strategies, it brings together a wealth of detailed information on all of the technical and nontechnical issues that must be taken into consideration when  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cleveland Salmon
ISBN: 0471180203 9780471180203
OCLC Number: 39700450
Description: xvii, 222 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Regional Profiles. Ch. 1. The Caribbean. Ch. 2. Hawaii. Ch. 3. Australia. Ch. 4. Southern California --
pt. 2. Climate and Design. Ch. 5. Climate and Associated Phenomena. Ch. 6. Effect of Climate on Building Design. Ch. 7. Conceptual Design Approaches --
pt. 3. Design Guidelines. Ch. 8. Application of Design Concepts. Ch. 9. Design and Construction Techniques. App. B. A Regional Photographic Tour.
Responsibility: Cleveland Salmon.
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Architectural Design for Tropical Regions is a complete guide to designing public and private buildings for tropical regions that are healthy, comfortable, and exist in harmony with both the natural environment and local traditions. In addition to proven design strategies, it brings together a wealth of detailed information on all of the technical and nontechnical issues that must be taken into consideration when designing for tropical environments.

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