Rudolf Plochmann explains contemporary forestation methods, the many qualities of wood and the beauty of the forest's atmosphere to us.
The built work of Alberto Ponis in Sardinia, where he has lived since 1964, is extraordinary in its sensitive understanding of surrounding. Built work by Ponis is among PIONIRA architecture favourites for its extreme dependency on the immediate topography and environment. Not only are raw materials essential in the exterior building process, but they also largely define the special interiors.
A Portuguese architecture classic: Dialogos de edificaçao. This chapter focusses on construction with locally fabricated bricks.
Local sustainable building materials and techniques are discussed in the Portuguese classic book: Dialogos de edificaçao. This chapter focusses on rammed earth construction.
Exploring green design and natural building materials with the aim to improve life quality while meeting environmental guidelines with Catarina Pinto.
Local building materials and techniques are discussed in this Portuguese classic book: Dialogos de edificaçao. This chapter focusses on adobe construction.
One of the most extensive architecture books featuring Portuguese vernacular architecture, geography and population, published in the 1980s. Algarve region.
One of the most extensive books on Portuguese architecture, geography, geology and population form the 1980s. Alentejo region.