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A stone village in northern Yemen

Istituto Veneto per i Beni Culturali

Republic of Yemen - Biennale Architettura 2016

Republic of Yemen - Biennale Architettura 2016

Stone tower houses characterize the highlands urban fabric.In the mountain villages they have up to five floors and each floor is dedicated to a particular function. In such desolate areas, this tendency towards verticality in architecture could be interpreted as a defense strategy as well as a smart solution for saving soil for agriculture.

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  • Title: A stone village in northern Yemen
  • Creator: Istituto Veneto per i Beni Culturali

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