Craftsmen of Necessity by Charlotte and Christopher Williams (Softcover)
This incredible journey of a book describes how technology has affected building, examining people and materials, including mud, forest and stone. Originally published in 1974, husband and wife team, Charlotte and Christopher Williams traveled around the world writing and taking photographs of homebuilding techniques - part handbook, part philosophical plea to return to a more harmonious relationship to nature.
*Paperback, 185 pages; profusely illustrated with black & white photographs by Charlotte Williams. Craftsmen of Necessity is no longer in print. However, in celebration of human kind working with the natural world, Ashley Childs, founder of elk & HAMMER has been collecting copies for years.
*Not all copies are created equal. Some copies were from libraries, other copies have a little more wear than others. Please be advised.