Mud / Earth Architecture
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- Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Sumerian sites
- Al Ain: mud brick constructions
- Asante Traditional Buildings
- Baekje Historic Areas: “Gongsanseong Fortress consists of both earthen wall sections and stone wall sections, although most parts are stone walls. The total length of the fortress amounts for 2,660m (stone walls: 1,925m; earthen walls: 735m).” - Nomination File
- Bahla Fort: Its ruined walls and towers
- Chan Chan
- Cliff of Bandiagara
- Coro and its Port: Coro's traditional buildings are built of earth - adobe, or earth reinforced in a technique known as "bahareque".
- Fujian Tulou
- Gyeongju: Wolseong Fortress "The fortress was built in 101 AD. The east, west, and north walls were built on stone/earth foundation covered with clay. -Kyongju by Kim, Yong-nam (published by Woojin Press, Seoul, Korea) 2008
- Hahoe and Yangdong: Most of lower class houses in Yangdong are mud wall house
- Ksar of Aït Ben Haddou
- Mesa Verde
- Orkhon Valley: Karakorum, Mud walls
- Poverty Point
- Quebrada de Humahuaca
- Royal Palaces of Abomey
- Silk Roads: Jiahoe, Gaochang
- Taos Pueblo
- Tomb of Askia
- Turaif Quarter
- Yazd: Yazd is also one of the largest cities built almost entirely out of adobe. (wiki)
- Çatalhöyük: mud brick houses (AB ev)
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