Desert architecture: modern buildings in arid environments

Desert architecture: modern buildings in arid environments

These manifestations of modern desert architecture reveal how design and material can combat the challenging climatic conditions of arid environments and extreme temperatures. Like the cactus and the camel, buildings must adapt to survive. From houses in Arizona, to research centres in Riyadh and installations in Jericho, we slip on some sand shoes and cross sub-tropical expanses to bring you the best of desert architecture.

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