Precedent | The Iraqui Mudhif

Another post I should have made aaaaages ago.  An example of a traditional form of building with reeds in the middle east – the mudhif.  Feature photo is from this flickr account here.

mudhifExample interior, some have low-level openings between columns at their base, image source here.

Also for reference are this blog article here, Wikipedia here, and pdf download BUILDING WITH REEDS: Revitalizing a building tradition for low carbon building practice by Marwa Dabaieh and Mamdouh Sakr from Lund University.

 

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