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American architecture – houses

By |2017-08-10T15:09:35+00:00August 10th, 2017|Architecture, North America|

Iroquois longhouse Because North America is a big place, different parts of North America have different weather. In the Pacific Northwest, there were long rainy winters, and dry sunny summers, but it never got very cold. There were big forests with lots of tall trees. So people mainly lived in wooden houses with sloped roofs so [...]

Pueblo history – Anasazi – Native Americans

By |2018-04-24T10:27:55+00:00August 9th, 2017|History, North America|

Anasazi (Pueblo) pit house Anasazi people Pueblo people (sometimes called the Anasazi) started to build mud-brick houses for themselves in the south-west part of North America (modern Colorado, northern Arizona, and New Mexico) about 100 BC, during the Middle Woodland period (the time of the Han dynasty in China, and the Roman republic in Europe). At this point archaeologists call [...]

African Architecture

By |2018-10-11T10:27:20+00:00May 18th, 2017|Africa, Architecture, History|

African architecture: the pyramids at Giza, in Egypt, about 2500 BC First African buildings Africa was probably the place where people first built any kind of building, because people lived in Africa before they lived anywhere else. But those early huts didn't last. Early history of Africa All our Africa articles What is [...]