Building Archive

  • The Great Mosque of Djenné – Largest Mud Building in the World

    Tweet The Great Mosque of Djenné is the largest mud brick building in the world. The mosque is located in the city of Djenné in Mali on the flood plain of the Bani River. In April 1893 the French colonel Archinard took [a picture of] […]

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  • A solid 15-story hotel in China built in 6 days

    A solid 15-story hotel in China built in 6 days

    Tweet Quite impressive. It’s like a pre-fab building. Can’t say they aren’t efficient. “Case in point: this 15-story Ark Hotel in Changsha, China was literally built in six days. It’s level nine earthquake resistant, sound-proofed and thermal-insulated. Thanks to pre-made construction modules and modern construction […]

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