Mud-House Architecture

Architectural Photography

Photo documentation of Tribal village in the state of West-Bengal, India.




Housing pattern is independent in terms of space. Wall covered compound consist of mainly three structures with one grain storage tank.













Grain Storage System




Plaster and colour system

Walls are made out of cow dung,mud and stones.


A thin layer of mud-plaster coating on wall for colour base.




Significance of Pots

Round shape pots are used for making and storing of locally made liqueur.


To obtain eggs of the pigeon, damaged pots are set on the roof of the house for their nesting.





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