BRICKS • Traditional Building Methods • Qom • IRAN

Friday, February 27, 2015

Right outside of Qom, Iran, there are a number of brick makers. Most are using some modern type of technology but there are many who still make bricks…

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Wooden SHOES • The Dutch Clog Museum • Eelde • The NETHERLANDS

Friday, January 16, 2015

Wooden shoes are still made and worn in The Netherlands. Most are made with machines but a small number of craftsmen still cut and scrape and shape blocks…

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Making Handwoven DHAKA Fabric

Thursday, December 25, 2014

These two beautiful women make Nepal’s traditional Dhaka fabric in a workshop behind their house. The daughter is studying to be a teacher but still weaves in her spare…

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Indian ARCHITECTURE • Bijoy Ramachandran & hundredhands

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Bijoy Ramachandran is an architect and partner of the practice in Bangalore, hundredhands. He describes their approach to building structures, using local materials and leveraging the local climate…

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