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Architecture for the Poor is the arts, social sciences and architecture guide which includes the immerse information about architecture. Hassan Fathy is the author of this remarkable book. He is a brilliant Egyptian architect who has decades of experience in his field. In Cairo, he takes the classes of Fine Arts and he already won the prize in this magnificent book. The author is focusing to cut down the expenditure while building the homes. He got the plan of doing the things in a different way and avoid the expenses of materials like concrete and steel. Hassan is not interested at all to use the modern techniques while building the house as they are highly costly. He is planning to build a village with name Gourna near the Luxor in Egypt.
Hassan is going through this experiment for poor people who cannot build their houses due to lack of resources. There are over millions of people in the world who do not have homes or shelters. They spend their whole lives in the streets or paths. The government of the country does not help them enough as they are large in numbers. He used the bricks and mud by applying the native techniques which he learned in Nubia. Hassan also has different plans for vaulted roofing, enclosed courtyards and the major Egyptian architectural designs. He worked with the native people and taught them how to utilize better bricks, supervised their erection through buildings and encourage them to live in simplicity.
Details About Architecture for the Poor by Hassan Fathy ePub
- Name: Architecture for the Poor: An Experiment in Rural Egypt (Phoenix Books)
- Authors: Hassan Fathy
- Publish Date: December 15, 2000
- Language: English
- Genre: Arts, Social Sciences, Architectural, History
- Format: PDF
- Size: 30 MB
- Pages: 366
- Price: Free
- ISBN: 9780226239163
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