Building earth houses

23 Mar 2012

Building houses from earth in Morocco is like making sand castles but with fully grown children in the sand pit!

Building earth houses in Morocco by Max Lawrence Lawrence of Morocco

Here are a selection of photos of the building of Chez Max.  The house is located in the stunning village of Tagadert, 24 km from Marrakech on the Amizmiz road.  The houses are constructed of earth bricks ("tub" in Arabic).

 

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Maroc Lodge, Amizmiz, Morocco Holidays

We could not have been looked after better.

Dear Max

Thanks for arranging such a great trip for us. Splitting our time between the mountains & Marrakesh was just what we needed.

Maroc Lodge was fantastic. We could not have been looked after better. The highlight was the guided tour with Latife. She was exceptionally knowledgable and we really enjoyed hearing a woman's perspective on life in the ...

Alison MCL

We explored all the zebra-skins, live chameleons, piles of indigo and jars of argan oil in the souk.

Deputy Editor of Harper’s Bazaar, Sasha Slater, travelled with her family to Marrakech and Ouirgane with Lawrence of Morocco in April 2014.

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