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Rural Scenes Malacatos 02: Facades of typical buildings

The buildings found in and around the parish of Malacatos can be divided into different categories based on their construction method and the building materials of the walls. Typical traditional buildings we define as being constructed using loam building techniques *1), such as tapia (rammed earth), adobe, bahareque, and by that are defined as earth buildings.


*1) Earth architecture_using mud, clay, soil, dirt & dust as a main building material

Picture 01. Facade of sugarcane factory - Calle Manuel Ignacio Godoy
Picture 01. Facade of sugarcane factory - Calle Manuel Ignacio Godoy

Picture 02. Entrance of sugarcane factory - Calle Manuel Ignacio Godoy
Picture 02. Entrance of sugarcane factory - Calle Manuel Ignacio Godoy

Picture 03. Houses - Calle Pedro Leiva and Calle 18 Pio Montufar
Picture 03. Houses - Calle Pedro Leiva and Calle 18 Pio Montufar

Picture 04. Street scene Malacatos - Calle Pio Montufar
Picture 04. Street scene Malacatos - Calle Pio Montufar

Picture 05. A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar
Picture 05. A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar

Picture 06. Part 01_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar
Picture 06. Part 01_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar

Picture 07. Part 02_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar
Picture 07. Part 02_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar

Picture 08. Part 03_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar
Picture 08. Part 03_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar

Picture 09. Part 04_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar
Picture 09. Part 04_ A long rammed earth wall with traditional rooftiles on top - Calle Lauro Coronel between Miguel Riofrio and Pio Montufar



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