Cisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture And Energy by Alireza Dehghani-sanijCisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture And Energy by Alireza Dehghani-sanij

Cisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture And Energy

byAlireza Dehghani-sanij, Ali Sayigh

Hardcover | May 15, 2016

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Cisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture and Energywas written based on historical evidence and findings, which show that Iran is most likely the country where cisterns, or "Aub-anbars" in Farsi, were first developed and built. The word Aub-anbar is a compound noun in Farsi; Aub means water and Anbar means tank/reservoir. People of the region needed reserved cool water whether in cities or in different locations across the harsh desert during their travel. Queen Zubeida, the wife of Khalifa Haroon Al-Rasheed in 750 AD built one of these cisterns close to the town of Hiyal in Saudi Arabia so that the Pilgrims' Caravans going to Mecca would have cool, fresh water. This book will interest those who enjoy vernacular architecture, traditional buildings and creative thinking. It consists of 11 chapters with full analysis, illustrations and photographs.
Title:Cisterns: Sustainable Development, Architecture And EnergyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:268 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 15, 2016Publisher:River PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:8793379528

ISBN - 13:9788793379527

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