BUTABU: ADOBE ARCHITECTURE OF WEST AFRICA
Illustrated by James Morris
Published by Princeton Architectural Press. 1st. 2004
Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. The earthen buildings of West Africa. Jame Morris has extensively photographed this architecture, from the Friday Mosque at Djenne - the largest mud building in the world - to small houses in remote animist communities. Blier covers the history, technology, and symbolism of earthen architecture. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w photos.
Minor fading to lower edge of boards. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Stock no. 1824247
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