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Homemade mud house
Dinajpur, Bangladesh
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Combines local building techniques with modern knowledge.

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Category:
housing
Phase:
in use
Design:
BASEhabitate & students of the BRAC University
Updated:
7 October 2011
materials and building techniques
Almost all the works were done by hand without the use of any technical machinery except for the mixing of the earth, water and rice straw mixture for which cows were used.

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The two-storey mud-houses are part of the extension project of hand-made Meti-school, Rudropur, Bangladesh.

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The first mud.

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Foundation.

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In the curtyard.

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Hamonto residence.

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Rihani residence.

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Sepal residence.

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Hamonto residence.

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Rihani residence.

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Rihani residence.

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technical drawings
Master plan

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Concept sketches.

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Hamonto redidence courtyard.

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