Roof
The hat of a building, which protects it from rain and excess heat. Traditionally in India one can see various roofs made of thatch, terracotta tiles, stones, brick, mud and lime. Explore the various roof kinds with natural materials here.

Bagra flat lime roofs

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In a village called Tehla near Jaipur, crushed lime waste ‘Bagra’ is extensively used for mortars, plasters as well as for making flat lime roofs. These exemplify the beauty, strength and possibilities that lie within a natural material like lime.

INGREED WITH CEMENT

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Cement is hailed as the ultra-modern building material, coming together with steel to reach new heights that mankind has never dared to reach before. In only about hundred years of its existence, cement has acquired the trust of the masses

Erikarai Cob home under Arunachala

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An example to show us how building a natural home is simple, easy and economical, especially when people come together and work as one unit.

The patod stone house Rajasthan

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Patod stone house Rajasthan are entirely made using slabs of the pink sandstone known as Jodpuri patti.Same stone for the columns,rafters & roofing members.

150 year old Natural home of a natural farmer

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Raman Cheruvayal's home, a traditional paddy farmer who collects indigenous seeds, setting an example for all the farmers to be in touch ..