Arab Tent
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Architect Vernacular
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Location Middle Eastern Deserts
Building Type nomadic house
 Construction System light wood pole frame, textile covering
Climate hot, dry desert
Context rural
Style Arabian Vernacular
Notes Lightweight, modular, handmade, mobile




Engraving, perspective overview, eye level
Sources on Arab Tent

Colin Duly. The Houses of Mankind. London: Thames and Hudson, 1979. exterior photo of tent, p24 plate 16.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Arab Tent


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