Pueblo architecture

Pueblo architecture

(1905-1940)
A communal dwelling and defensive structure of the Pueblo Indians of the southwestern United States, built of adobe or stone, typically multistoried and terraced, with entry through the flat roofs by ladder.

pueblo architecture

Communal housing, as much as five stories high, containing a large number of individual family units, built by unrelated tribes of New Mexico and Arizona known as “Pueblo Indians.” Buildings are constructed of adobe or a combination of adobe and stone and have massive exterior walls coated with an adobe plaster; windows of small size; stepped-back roof lines; flat roofs supported by roof beams; interior walls finished with adobe plaster. Entry to the rooms through a hatchway in the roof, reached by a ladder.
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Book one of the hotel's babysitters and use the free car service to explore historic Pueblo architecture and the downtown art galleries.
Vlasich (history, Southern Utah U.), who has studied the phenomenon of Pueblo Indian agriculture for decades, gives a chronological account of its refinements, challenges and changes up to the present, including the very satisfying news that most of the changes others attempted to force on Pueblo architecture simply did not take well to the unique environment and social structure, and includes descriptions of techniques.
Schindler was, after all, impressed by pueblo architecture and America's South west.