الصحراء الكبرى

 

 

 

S A H A R A   I

 

 

 

 

THE LARGEST DESERT IN THE WORLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faces of Africa - The Sahara

 

National Geographic: Short Film Showcase

This Sahara Railway is one of  the most extreme

in the world

 

National Geographic:

The Secrets Of The Sahara Desert.

Full Documentary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Libya 3 Idhan Ubari

 

Documentary: The Sahara

 

Umm-Al-Maa Oasis Sahara Desert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

World's largest oasis threatened by climate change

 

A Mysterious Lost City in the Sahara Desert

Ancient Architects

 

Guelta d'Archei - Ennedi, Chad

 

صحراء جانت مخرج نعيمي طاهر

Djanet desert, Naimi Taher

 

Mauritania: Destiny of the Sands

Documentary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What if we terraformed the Sahara desert?

 

What if the Sahara desert was covered

                                          with solar panels?

 

Oasis life at Al Qasr, Dakhla Oasis, Egypt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS:

 

  • Pietro Laureano, in Italian: "Sahara - Giardino sconosciuto", Giunti Editore,  Florence, Italy, 1989.

 

  • Pietro Laureano, in Italian: "La Piramide Rovesciata - Il modello dell'oasi per il pianeta Terra", Bollati Borignhieri, Turin, Italy, 1995.

 

  • Pietro Lureano: "Water Conservation Techniques in Traditional Human Settlements", COPAL Publishing, 2013.

 

  • Hassan Fathy: "Natural Energy and Vernacular Architecture: Principles and Examples with Reference to Hot Arid Climates",  Walter Shearer and Abd-el-rahman Ahmed Sultan, 1986.

 

  • Hassan Fathy, in French: "Hassan Fathy: construire avec le peuple". Italian edition: "Costruire con la gente - Storia di un villaggio d'Egitto: Gourna".

 

  • Adelina Picone, in Italian: "La casa araba d'Egitto", , Jaka Book, Milan, Italy, 2009.

 

  • L. Anversa, V. Bentivegna, L.V. Ferretti, A. Filpa, A. Lacava, in Italian:  "Tunisia - Il recupero delle città oasi", Gangemi Editore, Rome, Italy, 1990.

 

  • Gernot Minke, in German: "Handbuch Lehmbau: Baustoffkunde, Techniken, Lehmarchitektur" . 

 

  • Gernot Minke, in Spanish: "Manual de construcción con tierra", by 

 

  • Gernot Minke: "Earth Construction Handbook - The Building Material Earth in Modern Architecture". 

 

  • Maddalena Achenza and Ulrico Sanna, in Italian"Il manuale tematico della terra cruda",  D.E.I. Publisher, Rome, Italy, 2006.

 

  • Bruno Pignal, in French: "Terre crue : Technique de construction et de restauration", by  Editions Eyrolles, Paris, France, 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Even the longest journey begins with a first step! Systemic Habitats is online since the 18th of May 2012. This website was created to publish online my ebook "Towards another habitat" on the contemporary architecture and urbanism. Later many other contents were added. For their direct or indirect contribution to its realisation, we would like to thank: Roberto Vacca, Marco Pizzuti, Fiorenzo and Raffaella Zampieri, Antonella Todeschini, All the Amici di Marco Todeschini, Ecaterina Bagrin, Stefania Ciocchetti, Marcello Leonardi, Joseph Davidovits, Frédéric Davidovits, Rossella Sinisi, Pasquale Cascella, Carlo Cesana, Filippo Schiavetti Arcangeli, Laura Pane, Antonio Montemiglio, Patrizia Piras, Bruno Nicola Rapisarda, Ruberto Ruberti, Marco Cicconcelli, Ezio Prato, Sveva Labriola, Rosario Francalanza, Giacinto Sabellotti, All the Amici di Gigi, Ruth and Ricky Meghiddo, Natalie Edwards, Rafael Schmitd, Nicola Romano, Sergio Bianchi, Cesare Rocchi, Henri Bertand, Philippe Salgarolo, Paolo Piva, Norbert Trenkle, Gaetano Giuseppe Magro, Carlo Blangiforti, Mario Ludovico, Riccardo Viola, Giulio Peruzzi, Ahmed Elgazzar, and last but not least the kind Staff of 1&1. M.L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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                 Thanks for your visit

 

M.L.