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The gingerbread houses. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The stone-built ground floor houses provisions and livestock. A staircase leads to the upper floors which normally comprise, successively, a large common room, which served as a meeting room for business affairs; the divan, used exclusively for festivities and family gatherings; smaller, private living quarters; and, last, on the top floor, the mafraj, a room where men meet in the afternoon. Large windows line three walls of the room forming a...
Multi-storey buildings decorated with geometric patterns. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The lower levels are usually built of stone, and the upper ones of lighter brick. The windows are outlined in white gypsum and have fan lights of alabaster or coloured glass held in gypsum tracery.
Tower houses and mosque minaret in old Sana'a. Yemen. 2005 January 17. Old Sana'a is a unique jewel of Arab Muslim architecture and urbanism.
Mosques and multi-storey houses. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. Sana'a has resisted modernization and retained its historic charm. There are over 14,000 tower houses in Sana'a.
View of Sana'a cityscape. Yemen. 2005 January 17. Within its partially preserved wall, Sana'a is an outstanding example of a homogeneous architectural ensemble whose design and detail illustrate an organization of space characteristic of the early centuries of Islam which has been respected over time.
One of the world's oldest cities. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. Situated in a mountain valley at an altitude of 2,200 m, the Old City of Sana'a is defined by an extraordinary density of rammed earth and burnt brick towers rising several stories above stone-built ground floors, strikingly decorated with geometric patterns of fired bricks and white gypsum.
Traditional houses. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The only differentiating feature of these tower-like houses is the size and number of floors (there may be as many as nine), and the quality of the ornamental and painted decoration of the windows, friezes and coping.
Multi-storey stone houses. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The city is characterized by storied houses, described as high rises as each house is built with five to nine stories.
The oldest inhabited place in the world. Sana'a, Yemen. 2005 January 17. The city is ancient, having been inhabited for more than 2,500 years, and has a rich religious heritage with 103 mosques and over 6,000 houses built before the 11th century.
Yemen’s capital, Sana’a. 2005 January 17. Sana'a has a distinctive visual character due to its unique architectural characteristics, most notably expressed in its multi-storey buildings decorated with geometric patterns.
View of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a. 2005 January 17. Along with the tall minarets of the city's mosques, its structures, which face narrow streets, define a city skyline which leaves an unforgettable impression.
View of Merdeka Square and Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005, September 25.
Sultan Abdul Samad Building from Merdeka Square. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005, September 25.
Malayan Railways Limited (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad - KTM) Headquarters building. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 20.
City skyline from Lake Titiwangsa. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
View of Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Petronas Twin Towers at night. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Night view of the Petronas Twin Towers. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 2005 September 25.
Rice field on route to Padang. Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 16.
Rice field. Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 16.
A rice field on route from Bukittinggi to Padang. Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 16.
Laundry drying on the railroad tracks. Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14
Clothes drying on railroad track. Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Students taking English lesson at Kulliyatul Mu'allimin al-Islamiyyah (KMI). Padang Panjang, West Sumatra,  Indonesia. 2005 September.
Classroom in Kulliyatul Mu'allimin al-Islamiyyah (KMI). Padang Panjang, West Sumatra,  Indonesia. 2005 September.
Countryside. Padang Panjang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Countryside. Padang Panjang of West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Countryside. Padang Panjang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 13.
Mosque in the Pandai Sikek village of West Sumatra. Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Pandai Sikek village of West Sumatra. Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Grandmother. Pandai Sikek village, West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Family. Pandai Sikek village, West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Rumah gadang, traditional house in Pandai Sikek village of West Sumatra. Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Lake Singkarak (Danau Singkarak) and Mount Marapi, located between the cities of Padang Panjang and Solok. West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Marketplace. Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
Seller and his Mitsubishi Colt pickup truck loaded by pineapples. Marketplace. Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14.
A farmer uses a plowing machine in a ricefield. West Sumatra, Indonesia. 2005 September 14
General view of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Courtyard and minaret of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
View of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Courtyard of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque. Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
Courtyard of Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman. 2004 December 05.
The Sharqiya Sands (Wahiba Sands). Oman. 2004 December 10.
Desert. Wahiba Sands, Oman. 2004 December 10.
Desert in the morning. Wahiba Sands, Oman. 2004 December 10.
Veiled bedouin girl in Wahiba Sands, Oman. 2004 December 10.
Qasr al-Nil Bridge and Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel from Gezira Island. 2005 May 01.

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