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climatic dwelling

an introduction to climate-responsive residential architecture

by Eoin O. Cofaigh

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Published by James & James (Science Publishers) Ltd. on behalf of the European Commission, Directorate General XII for Science Research and Development in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Domestic -- Europe,
    • Architecture and climate -- Europe,
    • Architecture -- Europe -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 155-161) and index.

      StatementEoin O. Cofaigh, John A. Olley, J. Owen Lewis.
      SeriesPublication no. EUR 16615 of the European Commission, EUR (Series) ;, 16615 EN.
      ContributionsOlley, John A., Lewis, J. Owen
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA7116 .C64 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL915727M
      ISBN 101873936397
      LC Control Number95212083
      OCLC/WorldCa34270217

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        The publication bearing this striking image is one of more than books, prints and objects in the Grolier Club’s captivating exhibition “Selling the Dwelling: The Books That Built America. Climate is defined as weather over a long period of time, and a climate zone is a region with the same climate. The Köppen climate classification system defines in great detail the world's climates, including five major climate types: moist tropical, dry, humid middle latitude, continental, and cold.

      Nigeria - Nigeria - Climate: Nigeria has a tropical climate with variable rainy and dry seasons, depending on location. It is hot and wet most of the year in the southeast but dry in the southwest and farther inland. A savanna climate, with marked wet and dry seasons, prevails in the north and west, while a steppe climate with little precipitation is found in the far north. In Building and Dwelling: Ethics for the City, Richard Sennett approaches the question of how we should live in the city. Drawing upon two aspects of the city, the ville and the cité, the book promotes the virtues of an ‘open city’ that accepts and works with complexity, ambiguity and uncertainty. While John Tomaney finds this a learned and literate book rich in provocative metaphors and.


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