Arquitectura Viva 161 Local Knowledge

Publisher Avisa


Idea Code 14227

"Think global, act local": the ecologist motto, made popular during the 70s but with roots in the work of pioneers like the urbanist Patrick Geddes or the engineer Buckminster Fuller, encourages us to combine environmental awareness with community activism. This isue deals with local knowledge, that closely studies the materials available and the social practices of a community. With projects from Nigeria, Mali, Thailand, Burundi, India, Rwanda and Burkina Faso.

96 p, ills colour & bw, 24 x 30 cm, pb, Spanish/English