Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Building from Tradition: Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture
. Mud brick ice house in Iran.
period. This newfound material formed the basis
Earth is an essential resource: the Urstoff, for sedentary living, and its malleable qualities
or primary matter, of human existence...
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