and now for my next trick

an urban masterpiece in yemen

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It’s hard to believe this place exists.  I had the same feeling when I went to Venice – it was like a beautiful urban dream to me, and wandering around the city was full of unexpected surprises.
Here’s a video –
2007 Aga Khan Award for Architecture – Restoration of Shibam, Yemen @ Yahoo! Video

Written by Peter Rudd

March 15, 2009 at 10:35 pm

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  1. […] of living.  Plus, it goes well with other recent strawdog posts like masdar desert city, and an urban masterpiece in yemen.  I think what makes it fascinating is how it is ancient and contemporary at the same time.  You […]

    rak gateway « strawdogs

    March 20, 2009 at 2:35 pm

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