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Architect Vernacular
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Location Tunisia
Building Type house
 Construction System underground, earth and rock
Climate hot, dry
Context rural
Style Tunisian Vernacular
Notes Underground dwellings.


Sources on Matmeta Houses

Gideon S. Golany. Earth-Sheltered Dwellings in Tunisia: Ancient Lessons for Modern Design. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1988. aerial photo of village, p49, fig 31. aerial photo of pit, p60, fig 46.

Kevin Matthews. The Great Buildings Collection on CD-ROM. Artifice, 2001. ISBN 0-9667098-4-5.— Available at  Find books about Matmeta Houses


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