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Mud buildings that use traditional knowledge and no cement are making a comeback

July 23, 2022 India has a rich tradition in mud architecture. Even today more than 65 million of about 118 million houses in the country are made of mud. 2 seconds… But as the country progresses, mud architecture is slowly being supplanted by concrete. Even in rural areas where the mud was once the go-to material is turning towards the concrete. Mud houses are often associated with decadence and poverty, while concrete is a symbol of upward mobility and modernity.

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