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Indigenous Architecture across the Muslim World

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

Ushaiger, Riyadh

Close up of a house in Ushaiger, Riyadh

Ancient Nakhal Castle, Oman

Borujerdi House, Kashan, Iran

Traditional architecture in Yazd, Iran