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Traditional building materials

Author: Matthew Slocombe
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Shire Publications, 2012.
Series: Shire library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although steel and glass dominate modern cities, Britain boasts innumerable beautiful examples of more traditional construction methods. Many date from the period before easy nationwide transportation, when materials were usually grown or extracted locally, and as a result Britain has a varied legacy of vernacular buildings that reflects its multitude of different landscapes. They display a rich and colorful palette  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Slocombe, Matthew.
Traditional building materials.
Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Shire Publications, 2012
(OCoLC)727702773
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Slocombe
ISBN: 9781782001010 1782001018 1299591523 9781299591523
OCLC Number: 809933129
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Introduction; Stone; Limes and Aggregates; Fired Materials; Unfired Earth; Organic Materials; Metals; Further Information; Imprint.
Series Title: Shire library.
Responsibility: Matthew Slocombe.

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