The Arid Lands Newsletter

Fall/Winter 1994, Issue No. 36

ISSN: 1092-5481

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Desert Architecture III:
Building A Sustainable Future

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John Bancroft, Editor
Office of Arid Lands Studies
The University of Arizona
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Merrill Parsons
Cover Design
Steve Tkachyk
Print Circulation
Mary Villafane

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Editor's note: The new crop of energy-efficient building materials
by John M. Bancroft

Architecture and environment
by Hassan Fathy

Paradise on earth: Historical gardens of the Arid Middle East
by Safei el-Deen Hamed

A bio-climatic approach to desert architecture
by Yair Etzion

Sustainable community planning
by Kenneth N. Clark

Straw bale construction
Green building sources
Building for safety
Water-use efficiency

ALRS doctoral program adds fourth track
Letter from Sky High Ranch

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On the cover: "Malqaf" (wind-tower) of the Pharaonic house of Neb-Amun, from a painting on his tomb, Nineteenth Dynasty Egypt, c.1300 BC. (Fig. 50 from Fathy, Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture, p. 118, reprinted by permission of The University of Chicago Press.)

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