Table of contents for Courtyards : aesthetic, social, and thermal delight / John S. Reynolds.


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Acknowledgments.
Preface.
COURTYARDS IN GENERAL.
Classifying Courtyards.
Courtyards and Cosmos.
Social Roles.
Plants, the Spirit of the Courtyard.
Courtyards, Climate and Comfort.
Courtyards and Change.
SOME PARTICULAR COURTYARDS.
Courtyards Observed: Mexico and Andalucia.
Variations in Proportions.
Variations in Shading.
Thermal Sailing.
Changes Over Time.
COURTYARD DESIGN.
Planning and Design Guidelines.
Design Examples.
Appendix A: Evaporation and Transpiration.
Appendix B: Rainwater Collection.
Appendix C: Some Courtyard Plants.
Glossary.
References.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Courtyard houses, Courtyard gardens, Architecture and climate