This classic book gives almost 20 different designs for the traditional adobe (the earthern "bricks" used all over the world) house adapted to building materials, plumbing, heating and small lot sizes of today. Thousands of readers have found this a valuable handbook. The author also ventures into actual adobe brick-making, construction techniques, furnishing . . . even how to make a horno.Stedman, Myrtle is the author of 'Adobe Architecture', published 1987 under ISBN 9780865341111 and ISBN 0865341117.