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V House - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Homes, Home, Home Décor, House Styles, Roof Design, House, Hut
V House - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
Economical, ecological, and quick to build? Mud never looked so good - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Mud Hut, Mud House, Low Cost Housing, Architecture Project, Architecture Firm
Economical, ecological, and quick to build? Mud never looked so good - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
The team hopes to build 2-room huts in just a day and a half - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Natural Building, House Design, Layout, Cob House Plans
The team hopes to build 2-room huts in just a day and a half - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
The huts will then become open source architecture for anyone else to adopt - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Green Building, Bamboo Architecture, Unusual Buildings, Eco Architecture Green Building
The huts will then become open source architecture for anyone else to adopt - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
Volunteers will construct the huts, and in doing so, develop best practices to the process - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Gentleman, Roof Ceiling
Volunteers will construct the huts, and in doing so, develop best practices to the process - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
The next step is to prototype the three winning buildings - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Foundation, Hostels Design, Design Competitions
The next step is to prototype the three winning buildings - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
And they can still feature elements like gorgeous courtyards - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Modern Traditional Home, Local Design, Courtyard
And they can still feature elements like gorgeous courtyards - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
The trick is to shield it well from rain, as this winning concept does - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Modern House Philippines, Building, Archi
The trick is to shield it well from rain, as this winning concept does - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
Mud huts can last generations if a building is constructed properly - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Cabin
Mud huts can last generations if a building is constructed properly - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
So mud, especially when mixed with materials like sand and even cement, makes an attractive alternative - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Inspiration, Alternative, Mud
So mud, especially when mixed with materials like sand and even cement, makes an attractive alternative - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
In fact, concrete in Africa costs 1.5x what it does in the US - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Outdoor, Outdoor Structures
In fact, concrete in Africa costs 1.5x what it does in the US - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
But the idea is to use more labor-intensive processes to building than cost-intensive materials - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Residential Architecture, Modern House Design, Modern Villa Design, Villa Design
But the idea is to use more labor-intensive processes to building than cost-intensive materials - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
And no, not every component is constructed from mud. Here we see wooden benches - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Benches, Wooden Benches, Wooden Bench, Wooden
And no, not every component is constructed from mud. Here we see wooden benches - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
Some are more suburban looking, others are modernist - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Modernist, Garden Arch
Some are more suburban looking, others are modernist - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
They range wildly in style - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Tribe
They range wildly in style - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
And architects submitted new styles of mud hut on a $6,000 budget -  -http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Competition
And architects submitted new styles of mud hut on a $6,000 budget - -http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
A competition asked just that question - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Lights
A competition asked just that question - http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
Mud huts have been built for millennia, but could we build them for Africa's rising middle class? -http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana. Art Deco
Mud huts have been built for millennia, but could we build them for Africa's rising middle class? -http://www.fastcodesign.com/3036799/20-chic-homes-that-are-actually-made-of-mud Design competition by Nka Foundation has the potential to change the perception held of architecture in Ghana and from outside of Ghana.
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These are the vaulted adobe homes of the 15th century Ksar Ouled Debbab. The homes were built alongside similar but usually taller granaries called ghorfa. The whole complex was a fortified settlement with only one entrance. Ksar Ouled Debbab is in the Tataouine district of southern Tunisia. Follow the picture back to www.naturalhomes.org for more. Ancient Architecture, North Africa, Muri, Paisajes, Village
Adobe Homes of Tataouine
These are the vaulted adobe homes of the 15th century Ksar Ouled Debbab. The homes were built alongside similar but usually taller granaries called ghorfa. The whole complex was a fortified settlement with only one entrance. Ksar Ouled Debbab is in the Tataouine district of southern Tunisia. Follow the picture back to www.naturalhomes.org for more.
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Mosque Bankass (January 2008)
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Danze nuziali nel deserto
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Gue(ho)st House by Berdaguer & Péjus
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