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Burra Maluca
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I just stumbled on this website and thought you'd all like to see it - The Decorated Mud Houses of Tiébélé

Here's a taster...

"The Kassena people build their houses entirely of local materials: earth, wood and straw. Soil mixed with straw and cow dung is moistened to a state of perfect plasticity, to shape almost vertical surfaces".



I also found a youtube video to show the women in action.

 
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People are so fabulously creative - thanks for posting this!
 
Jay C. White Cloud
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Thanks for sharing Burra,

Earth architecture at its finest and from an "earth culture" with millenia behind it. Cob at some of its apex style!!!

Thanks Again,

j
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