ECO-DESIGNS

5 INSPIRING “MUD” HOMES IN INDIA

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"Mud-Construction" is a simple but well-planned construction technique providing us a sustainable habitat to live in. It is delightful to see how local and least noticeable things can do wonders in synchronizing our dwellings with nature. Here we listed 5 examples of sustainable housings in India. Believe me.. they are simply impressive and inspiring.

ECO-DESIGNS

10 REASONS TO CHOOSE “MUD-HOUSING”

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MUD is an eco-friendly housing solution which has several advantages over other popular building materials. Top 10 reasons to choose "Mud-Housing" are- 1. COST EFFECTIVE 2. REUSABLE 3. EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT 4. EASY BUILDING TECHNIQUES 5. THERMAL INSULATION 6. DURABLE 7. BIODEGRADABLE 8. CARBON FOOTPRINT 9. AVAILABILITY 10. BREATHABILITY AND TOXICITY. Read the full post and give your views on mud housing-

ARCHITECTURE, ECO-DESIGNS

TOP 10 ANCIENT MUD HERITAGE MARVELS

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Here are the top 10 ancient marvels made with MUD-1. Shibam Hadramawt - Yemen2. Taos Pueblo - New Mexico3. Arg-e Bam - Iran4. The Siwa Oasis - Western Egypt5. Djinguereber Mosque - Timbaktu6. Aït Benhaddou - Morocco7. Khiva Wall - Uzbekistan8. Kasbah of Sfax - Tunisia9. Great Mosque of Djenne - Mali10. Chan Chan - South AmericaCheck them out -

ECO-DESIGNS, FOLK HERITAGE

“BHUNGA” – MUD HOUSE FROM GUJARAT

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A SNEAK PEEK INSIDE TRADITIONAL GUJARATI HABITAT The famous MUD-MIRROR ART FROM GUJARAT- is well discussed at OBSIDIANSPACE. This artwork contributes much to India's rich cultural heritage and being an integral part of folk art it must be taken care of. Lippan and Mud-mirror work together comes out to be an amazing example of Gujarati craftsmanship… Continue reading “BHUNGA” – MUD HOUSE FROM GUJARAT