Close message

Welcome to Kanopy

Brought to you by Fontana Regional Library

Not your library? Find it now

Caterina Borelli

Caterina Borelli >

The Architecture of Mud
The Hadhramaut region in the south east of Yemen is well known for its mud brick architecture. Throughout the centuries, the population has developed very sophisticated building techniques and created a unique architectural environment. Spectacular structures such as ten-story mud…
Asmara, Eritrea
Asmara - capitol of the East African nation of Eritrea - is recognized as an architectural gem. In this film Asmarinos from different walks of life guide us through the streets of their city and bring us to places of…
Qudad, Re-inventing a Tradition
Qudad is an ancient lime waterproofing plaster that has been used for several millennia in the Arabian Peninsula. In Yemen, where it most likely originated, it is found on religious and secular buildings and archaeological sites. Because of its elaborate…