The Barefoot Architect

Author: Johan van Lengen
Publisher: Shelter Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9780936070421
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A fully comprehensive guide to building in the tropical world, 'Barefoot Architect' covers everything from how to build in various climates, to the step-by-step practicalities of building homes that suit the local environment.

Barefoot Designer

Author: Carla Fernández (Fashion designer)
ISBN: 9786075161020
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The title of this book pays homage to the barefoot architect by Johan Van Lengen, published in 1981.

Training Of Barefoot Architects

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... and c) that the principal assistance to this process could be "appropriate
information" enabling people to materialize their habitat. The basic characteristic
of the "barefoot architect" (whoever he might be) lies in his mastering such
information. The barefoot architect is thus not necessarily a new professional:
each individual member of a community who is able to create his own habitat by
investing his labour, can be considered a barefoot architect. Mr Friedman said
that this workshop, ...

The Architect As Enabler Of User House Planning And Design

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The missing link, the mediator-enabler could be the "barefoot architect", a
concept the Bangkok students explored in this live project. The "barefoot architect
", recruited among the inhabitants, is an individual with a good knowledge of the
community, preferably someone with previous experience in social work and/or
building, who will be trained in planning, design, building and community
development. Before taking over the technicians' tasks, at least in part, he will
convey information ...

The Knowledge

Author: Lewis Dartnell
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1448137381
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Lengen, Johan van, The Barefoot Architect: A Handbook for Green Building,
Shelter, 2008. Lewis, M. J.T., The Origins of the Wheelbarrow”, Technology and
Culture, 35 (3):453-475, July 1994. Lincoln Electric Company, The Procedure
Handbook of Arc Welding (ATL oA-115), Lincoln Electric Company, 1973. Lisboa,
Maria Manuel, The End of the World: Apocalypse and its Aftermath in Western
Culture, OpenBook Publishers, 2011. Löfström, Johan, “Zeer pot refrigerator',
2011, from ...

The Barefoot Photographers Tilonia

Author: Barefoot College
ISBN: 9788174361080
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Where Tradition and Vision Meet Barefoot College. We tried out many new ideas.
A completely new one was to collect water in small earthen pots (normally used
for drinking tea in railway stations) lining the roofs. The roofs were linked to a tank
underground. The stage was built over the tank to save money and make it look
nice. " Laying the College foundations. i -$•" >'.•/. ftH .'A*' ^T**. | Bhanwar Jat |
Barefoot Architect. 96.

Born To Run

Author: Christopher McDougall
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
ISBN: 3641043360
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Christopher McDougall suchte eine Antwort auf eine vermeintlich einfache Frage: Warum tut mir mein Fuß weh? Wie er sind Millionen von Hobbyläufern mindestens einmal im Jahr ernsthaft verletzt.

The Indian Architect

Author: Dwarka Nath Dhar
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The barefoot architects would be professional middlemen, and would be able to
offer a variety of professional services like construction, community development,
land use planning utility services and elementary management expertise in the
rural areas. Provision of roadways, water supply and drainage, as well as the
construction of houses, and community buildings, such as schools, all come
under the purview of a barefoot architect's contribution to rural development.

The Architect

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At last year's conference in Kingston, Jamaica, of the Commonwealth Association
of Architects, reference was made again to 'barefoot architects' by sociologist and
anthropologist Lisa Peattie, Professor of Planning at MIT. 11 To her the 'barefoot
architect' is 'a middleman, who not only specialises in at least one specific trade,
but who also is able to provide various professional services to marshal all
available local resources of materials and workers'. Design is an application of ...

Cities In Conflict

Author: John P. Lea
ISBN: 9780821304808
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CONCERNS WITH TERMINOLOGY At the Bangkok meeting, the use of the term "
architect," barefoot or otherwise, presented some problems because in many
European countries and in the United States, it has acquired a sort of sacred aura
, and any suggestion that the term be used in the context of these programs was
seen as debasing a somewhat exclusive profession. In Europe or the United
States, it is doubtful that the title of architect is appropriate today to describe
someone ...