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capadocia | Turkey

capadocia | Turkey

By weaving tree saplings and branches together, Dougherty creates majestic shelter sculptures.  Like willow domes or other arboreal structures.

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He did an installation for the Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan WI. By weaving tree saplings and branches together, Dougherty creates majestic shelter sculptures. Like willow domes or other arboreal structures.

África, Etiópia.

This picture shows a traditional Dorze beehive homestead at Checha, Ethiopia. I think the shape of this building is unique because it stand fairly tall, but also is long.

Africa |  Traditional Tsemay house - Omo Ethiopia.  Also known as Tsemako or Tsamay, the Tsemay belong to the lowland east Cushitic family in which the Dassanatch and the Arbore are also part. | © Eric Lafforgue

Also known as Tsemako or Tsamay, the Tsemay belong to the lowland east Cushitic family in which the Dassanatch and the Arbore are also part.

Africa | Musgum woman standing in front of her traditionally built home (made from compressed sun dried mud).  Far north province in cameroon || Scanned postcard.

Musgum woman standing in front of her traditionally built home made from compressed sun dried mud - Africa

Earthen shelter in Abisko National Park, Sweden.   Photographed by Johann Strube.

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Earthen shelter in Abisko National Park, Sweden. Looks like a giant earth warrior emerging .

Kayahan-İran

Kashan - Iran The roof of the majestic Timche-ye in Kashan, mud with straw to bind it, probably freshly applied every year, creating these rich and fluid shapes. Some of the openings in the dome visible here.

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