Entries from 'Dry'

Iron and Straw – Atar, Mauritania

In the desert plains of the white valley in Mauritania, some communities haved lived for millennia in sheltered oasis, producing some of the best dates in the Sahara. Like often in hot countries , each house consists of several small separate buildings, each with its own function. Here specific building materials are carefully chosen for…

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Mixed materials houses in Ganj, India

Tucked modestly in the shadows of the majestic towers of the Mughal Citadel of Jahangir, lies the small village of Ganj that quietly displays in a handful of houses its own construction vernacular. The Village of Ganj sits on the outskirts of Orchha, a popular town in Mahdya Pradesh, India famous for its Mughal Architecture…

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