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Saturday, July 10, 2010
Syrian Beehive Houses
Treehugger writes about Syrian Beehive houses that are "....Designed for the desert climate, the beehive homes keep the heat out in a few ways. Their thick mud brick walls trap in the cool and keep the sun out as well (beehive homes have very few, if any, windows). The high domes of the beehive houses also collect the hot air, moving it away from the residents sleeping at the bottom of the house..."