Foreword Reviews

Sun Sticks and Mud

1000 Years of Building in the Desert Southwest

2012 INDIES Winner
Gold, Architecture (Adult Nonfiction)

Smithsonian Magazine predicts that architects over the next forty years will construct “sophisticated modern buildings out of mud.” The authors showcase the architecture of earth building and construction techniques in the Southwest that presage this development through stunning photos and critical essays on both the history and future use of earth as a practical and beautiful solution to today’s sustainability conundrum.