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Mud Architecture: The Great Mosque of Djenné
Architecture

Mud Architecture: The Great Mosque of Djenné

The Great Mosque of Djenné located in the city of Djenné, Mali, on the flood plain of the Bani River dates from 1907. The building is considered to be one of the greatest achievements of the Sudano-Sahelian architectural style. The first mosque on the site was built around the 13th century as the centre of the community of Djenné, it is one of…

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Torre del Homenaje / Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas
Architecture, Cultural Architecture

Torre del Homenaje / Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas

The ” Torre del Homenaje” or “Tribute Tower” is an enigmatic architectural piece by Antonio Jiménez Torrecillas  that historically has been used as a defensive tower. During the year 2000 the Government of Andalusia chose to proceed with a task that would recuperate the tower’s amazing nature and restore its double capacity as watch tower and a point of interest.

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