The Architecture of Mud
Art, Creativity & Culture • Documentary, Special Interest, U, 01-Jan-1999
The Hadhramaut, south east of Yemen, is well known for its mud brick architecture. Throughout the centuries, the population has developed very sophisticated building techniques and created a unique architectural environment. Spectacular structures such as ten-story mud brick tower houses rise up from the valley's floor. The masons describe their working techniques and the challenges they face.
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