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Author Khalili, Nader, 1936-2008.

Title Ceramic houses : how to build your own / Nader Khalili
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Harper & Row, 1986


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Description xii, 221 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The evolution -- Pt. 2. Philosophy and design principles -- Pt. 3. Materials and techniques -- Pt. 4. Firing and ceramic glazing -- Pt. 5. Beginning
Summary Khalili offers a step-by-step guide to the simple and natural process of using clay-earth to build adobe houses and firing the structures with potter's glazes to create ceramic houses. His techniques integrate graphics, sculpture, art, and architecture and can be used successfully by anyone who wants to build an inexpensive, durable, and energy-efficient house that fully expresses the individual's taste and imagination
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Adobe houses -- Iran -- Bushrūyah.
Adobe houses -- New Mexico -- Taos.
Adobe houses.
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- Iran -- Bushrūyah.
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- New Mexico -- Taos.
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- Iran.
Buildings -- Earthquake effects -- New Mexico.
Earth houses -- Iran -- Bushrūyah.
Earth houses -- New Mexico -- Taos.
Glazing (Ceramics) -- Iran -- Bushrūyah.
Glazing (Ceramics) -- New Mexico -- Taos.
Earth houses.
Vernacular architecture -- Iran -- Bushrūyah.
Vernacular architecture -- New Mexico -- Taos.
Bushrūyah (Iran) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Taos (N.M.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
LC no. 84048224
ISBN 0062504460