Mud-House Architecture

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


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Structure


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

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Grain Storage System


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Plaster and colour system


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

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

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Significance of Pots


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

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

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