In this unique and exquisite little book, Horning examines basic shelters from all around the world: mud-brick adobe structures, nomads' tents, travellers' quick fixes, timber frame buidlings, and more modern solutions, including strawbale designs and geodesic domes. Find out the difference between a yurt and a kathe. Discover where yarangas and hogans come from, and explore ways to stay warm in an igloo.
Paperback, 58 pp.
Measures 12.5 x 15cm.
100% recycled paper.
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