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Village Housing in the Tropics - a book by Drew, Jane

Village Housing in the Tropics

With Special Reference to West Africa

Village Housing in the Tropics( )
Author: Drew, Jane
Fry, Maxwell
Ford, Harry L.
Series title:Studies in International Planning History Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $160.00
Book Description:

Tropical Architecture, although now a highly contested and debated term, is the name given to European modern architecture that has been modified to suit the climatic and sometimes cultural context of hot countries. These hot countries were labelled 'the tropics' and were often European colonies, or countries that had recently won their independence. Fry & Drew's book, written on the threshold of the end of the British Empire, was one of the first publications to offer practical advice...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Architecture / History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds

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