Indigenous Architecture can change the way we live on Earth. Architects are embracing regionalism & traditional buildings, as these structures have proven to be energy efficient & sustainable.
Here, we explore traditional & indigenous inspired architecture across the Muslim World…
Mudhif houses, constructed out of reeds and adobe, Southern Iraq
Sana’a, Yemen - an ancient model of green architecture
Bab al Shams, inspired by indigenous architecture of UAE
Authentic Eco-Lodge in Siwa Oasis, Egypt
Traditional Persian Architecture in Kashan
Ancient city of Nizwa, Oman
Close up of a house in Ushaiger, Riyadh
Ancient Nakhal Castle, Oman
Borujerdi House, Kashan, Iran
Traditional architecture in Yazd, Iran
Cave Dwelling of Tataouine, Tunisia
Ksar Ouled Debbab, Tunisia
Mysk Al Badayer - contemporary architecture reminiscent of caravanserais in Sharjah, UAE
Historical Adobe Pigeon Towers Located Near Riyad
Miandasht Robat, on the way of Silk Road. A place to rest in past times.
The Beehive Houses of Harran, Turkey - designed to stay cool
The Beehive Houses of Syria - The ancient earthen beehive-shaped houses on the edge of the Syria have been wowing visitors for centuries. These amazing traditional Syrian houses manage to stay cool in the desert without air conditioning.
Houses in the desert, Oman
Old Mosque in Ghademes, Libya