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The white city – Assilah, Morocco

Assilah is a fortified town planted on the northwest coast of Morocco. Since 1978 , as part of an intercultural festival , it offers its walls to artists worldwide. The pristine city walls get covered with colorful splash as diverse as poetic works. The most popular frescoes survive for a few months or years. The…

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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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