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Circle Houses: Yurts, Tipis and Benders (House That Jack Built)
Among nomadic peoples, round-shaped homes, echoing natural forms, have sheltered families since the dawn of recorded time. The natural world is filled with circles, but it's surprising how unusual circular houses are in industrialized society. In our disconnected world, the circle has given way to the box.As David Pearson explains in his introduction, "Like our nomadic anc ...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Chelsea Green
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David Pearson is an architect-planner who has been actively involved in inner city and new town housing for most of his working life, and with the Gaia movement (inspired by the view of the Earth as a living planet) for several years. Widely travelled, and with degrees from both University of London and University of California, he is Director of the eco and health consultancy Gaia Environments, a ...moreMore about David Pearson...