A Glossary of Southern African Architectural Terms. – Frescura, Franco


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This manuscript arose out of necessity as it was found that the same problems of terminology were still being experienced by students during the course of lectures in the School of Architecture at the University of Port Elizabeth. A useful reference handbook for students and workers in the fields of historical restoration, built form and culture studies. Numerous illustrations – some covering beehive architecture; cylinder architecture; mat architure; Sotho architecture; South Ndebele architecture, wattle and daub construction, amongst others. Section 2 covers patterns of Victoriana. Light foxing to top edge. 295 Pages. Contents clean and firmly bound. Condition: Good. Binding: Softcover. Thick card-wraps.

Publisher: The Archetype Press
Date Published: 1987
Publication Place: Port Elizabeth
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Softcover. Thick card-wraps.

Dimensions: 29.5cm x 21cm x 0.8cm

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Weight 500 g