Thursday, March 10, 2011

House No. 69: Yaodong

House No. 69: Yaodong
ink, colored pencil, and watercolor on paper, digital layout
8.5 in. x 11 in.
069/365; 03/10/11

Yaodong are humanly-excavated caves that have been constructed and used for centuries in China, particularly in the Loess Plateau. Once again, these ancient building techniques are innovative sustainable housing. I'm beginning to see a trend here.

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