Calades - Stones mosaics in the Mediterranean world

Calades - Stones mosaics in the Mediterranean world

Category : Architecture Fabienne Pavia & René Sette Photographers : François-Xavier Emery & Joseph Marando Collection : Documentaire/ pratique Size : 22 x 28 cm/ Paper Cover 128 pages / Colour Le Bec en l'air ISBN : 9782916073958 / 29,50 € Release date : Jun 14, 12 Rights available

Calades in French, ciottolati in Italian, chochlakia in Greek, this technique, that consists in setting rough stones and small pebbles vertically, covers grounds in the whole Mediterranean world. This book means to treat of this know-how on two ways : a typological and historic look at the most beautiful mediterranean calades and a do-it-yourself angle and reveals the secrets that able to do oneself its own stone floor. Step by step, technical drawings and photographs illustrate clearly each gesture.