Colors of the World

Colors of the World

The Geography of Color

Book - 2004
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Based on the "geography of color" analysis method, which Jean-Philippe and Dominique Lenclos have elaborated through years of travel and research, this book examine the palettes of diverse habitats to reveal how geology, climate, light, sociocultural behavior, and the traditions of local residents and construction techniques uniquely shape a landscape's architectural personality and chromatic character.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2004.
ISBN: 9780393731477
Branch Call Number: 729.4 L563
Characteristics: 288 p. : col. ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lenclos, Dominique


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Aug 06, 2010

Ignore all the colour charts, and it is a very interesting book. Worldwide housing is represented. It makes one think twice about the size of homes we think we need to have.

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