An earth structure is a building or other structure made largely from soil. Includes adobe or mud-brick buildings.
|Ahwar of Southern Iraq||Sumerian sites|
|Al Ain||mud brick constructions|
|Al-Ahsa Oasis||Al-Qubbah Mosque and other buildings|
|Arslantepe Mound||The Arslantepe mud-brick architecture, due to its antiquity, advanced technology, and state of preservation, is also an outstanding example of a traditional building system representative of a millenarian culture shared by all Near Eastern communities. (...) It has been widely exposed and preserved in perfect and integral state, with the original mud-brick walls, mud plaster and floors, internal features and paintings (...). (Executive summary, p. 4)|
|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|
|Brú na Bóinne||Newgrange : henge|
|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".|
|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|
|Orkhon Valley||Karakorum, Mud walls|
|Paquimé||provide exceptional evidence of the development of adobe architecture in North America, and in particular of the blending of this with the more advanced techniques of Mesoamerica (OUV)|
|Quebrada de Humahuaca|
|Royal Palaces of Abomey|
|Silk Roads||Jiahoe, Gaochang|
|Sudanese style mosques|
|Tomb of Askia|
|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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