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Guess the Architecture for 6/18/2019

Posted June 18, 2019 2:00 PM by MaggieMc

Can you guess this week's building?

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06/18/2019 2:12 PM

Porcupine fort of old Redundo....

Could use some opposing thumbs about now....

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06/19/2019 1:06 AM

Man that poor pup is sad sight!

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06/18/2019 11:07 PM

Yes finally I am ahead of the gang I think

The Grand Mosque in Djenne, Mali (my initial guess was Timbuktu so only 400km out)

The largest mud built structure in the world

https://interestingengineering.com/the-great-mosque-of-djenne-the-worlds-largest-mud-brick-structure

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06/19/2019 1:22 AM

Congratulations, simonsd you are this weeks winner in the great "Guess the Architecture" contest...

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06/19/2019 5:14 AM

Looks like a left over from a Star Wars movie set.

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06/19/2019 7:47 AM

That's a bit further east in Tunisia

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/ksar-ouleds

Was working on a gas project had to convince local government that although politically putting gas plant there would be good it was a REALLY bad idea from engineering perspective

Actually more like NE and 1500 miles across the Sahara, but close by you know!

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06/19/2019 10:20 AM

OK, so what the hell is it?

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06/19/2019 6:58 PM

..."Bobo-Dioulasso Old Mosque, possibly the largest example of Sudano-Sahelian architecture in the country, built in 1880 according to some, 1893 according to others"...

Itsa Mosque....

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06/20/2019 9:48 AM

If you say so. LoL. looks like piles of mud and sticks. Would never have guess a religious space.

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06/19/2019 11:31 PM

Hey who knows but I am guessing the Grand Mosque might just be a Mosque

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