Renée Ruttink

Renée Ruttink

Renée Ruttink
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Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons, Mali) The Cliff of Bandiagara, Land of the Dogons, is a vast cultural landscape of Mali. The sandstone cliff rises about 500 meters above the lower sandy plateau to the south. It has a length of approximately 150 kilometers.

Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons, Mali) The Cliff of Bandiagara, Land of the Dogons, is a vast cultural landscape of Mali. The sandstone cliff rises about 500 meters above the lower sandy plateau to the south. It has a length of approximately 150 kilometers.

Inside a mudhif or Reed Home in Iraq. Reeds had the same physical properties in the past as they do today, requiring similar innovations for structural soundness. For instance, if arches were made from bundles of fresh reeds, the structure would collapse in short order. For maximum soundness the core of a new arch bundle was made up of reeds taken from an older structure.

Inside a mudhif or Reed Home in Iraq. Reeds had the same physical properties in the past as they do today, requiring similar innovations for structural soundness. For instance, if arches were made from bundles of fresh reeds, the structure would collapse in short order. For maximum soundness the core of a new arch bundle was made up of reeds taken from an older structure.

Council house of the Mesopotamian Marsh Arabs described in my novel Beyond the Bitter Sea.  From Wikepedia. com

Council house of the Mesopotamian Marsh Arabs described in my novel Beyond the Bitter Sea. From Wikepedia. com

It was Iraq's 'Garden of Eden'; unique wetlands in southern Iraq where a people known as the Ma'dan, or 'Arabs of the marsh', lived in a Mesopotamian Venice,

It was Iraq's 'Garden of Eden'; unique wetlands in southern Iraq where a people known as the Ma'dan, or 'Arabs of the marsh', lived in a Mesopotamian Venice,

Marsh Arabs, Iraq marshes-boats-women.jpg

Marsh Arabs, Iraq marshes-boats-women.jpg

Marsh Arabs Résultats de la recherche

Marsh Arabs Résultats de la recherche

The Marsh Arabs of Southern Iraq bundle reeds together to make larger, stronger elements. figure 15 - see references page

The Marsh Arabs of Southern Iraq bundle reeds together to make larger, stronger elements. figure 15 - see references page

Interior of a mudhif, or reed house in Iraq.

Interior of a mudhif, or reed house in Iraq.

Inside a mudhif or Reed Home in Iraq. Reeds had the same physical properties in the past as they do today, requiring similar innovations for structural soundness. For instance, if arches were made from bundles of fresh reeds, the structure would collapse in short order. For maximum soundness the core of a new arch bundle was made up of reeds taken from an older structure.

Inside a mudhif or Reed Home in Iraq. Reeds had the same physical properties in the past as they do today, requiring similar innovations for structural soundness. For instance, if arches were made from bundles of fresh reeds, the structure would collapse in short order. For maximum soundness the core of a new arch bundle was made up of reeds taken from an older structure.

This beautiful village is in the mountains of Yemen. Farmers have cultivated crops on terraces for centuries, and…

This beautiful village is in the mountains of Yemen. Farmers have cultivated crops on terraces for centuries, and…