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I've read somewhere that the word adobe is the
Spanish corruption of the Arabic al - toub.
Which implies the Moors introduced the technique to Spain. Which begs
the question, what were the Spanish using before the Moors came?
On Mar 15, 2007, at 5:39 AM, André de Bouter wrote:
Just got back from a trip in the Algerian desert (watching adobe
(locally called 'Toub') being covered with or replaced by cement).
let you know when the pictures get on our website.