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Desert architecture

Author: Michelle Galindo
Publisher: Berlin : Braun ; London : Thames & Hudson [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Architects have always drawn inspiration from the magical ambience and unique conditions of the desert. The predictions of climate change have made the issue of building in particularly hot climatic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Galindo
ISBN: 9783938780589 3938780584
OCLC Number: 213845595
Language Note: Text in English, French, German and Spanish.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 173 pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 32 cm
Contents: Nk'Mip desert cultural centre / Hotson Baker Boniface Haden architects + urbanists --
Saunas and water reservoires Atacama / German del Sol --
Hotel en Atacama / German del Sol --
Tierra Atacama hotel + spa / Rodrigo Searle y Matias Gonzales --
Casa Guthrie / Assadi & Pulido Architects --
Wall house / FAR Frohn & Rojas --
Contador-Weller house / Riesco + Rivera Arquitectos Asociados Contador --
King Abdulaziz Center for knowledge and culture / Snøhetta --
Helal "new moon" residence / Steven Erlich Architects, Godwin Austen Johnson (executive architect) --
Ras Al-Khaimah-gateway project / Snoøhetta --
Desert broom public library / richärd+bauer --
Desert house / Marmol Radziner and Associates --
Water + life museums / Lehrer Architects + Gangi Design + Build --
Cesar Chavez library / Line & Spaces Architects, LLC Architects --
Brown house / Randy Brown Architects --
Fritz residence / OJMR ARchitects --
2801 South Palm Canyon / OJMR Architects --
Alta, Palm Springs / PATEL Architects --
Xeros residence / Blank Studio --
Mariposa residence / De Bartolo Architects --
Prayer pavilion of light / De Bartolo Architects --
City of Phoenix neighborhood resource center / Marlene Imirzian & ASsociates Architects --
Hotel Valley Ho / Allen + Philip Architects/Interiors --
The duke / Circle West Architecture --
Scottsdale First Assembly / De Bartolo Architects --
Arabian public library / richärd+bauer --
2 Desert Way / Trevor Pan --
Luna Rossa / Sanba Architecture --
Parcel 7A, Longbow Business Park / Circle West Architecture --
Social condenser for superior / Blank Studio --
Garcia residence / Ibarra Rosano Design Architects --
Winter residence / Ibarra Rosano Design Architects --
Meinel optical sciences building, University of Arizona / richärd+bauer --
Desert nomad house / Rick Joy Architects --
Desert pavilions / Rick Joy Architects --
Spaceport America / Foster + Partners.
Responsibility: Michelle Galindo.

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