Peuplement et momification artificielle de la culture chinchorro dans la région d’Arica et de Parinacota

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Settlement and Artificial Mummification of the Chinchorro Culture in the Arica and Parinacota Region The property consists of three components: Faldeo Norte del Morro de Arica, Colón 10, both in the city of Arica, and Desembocadura de Camarones, in a rural environment some 100km further south. Together they bear testimony to a culture of marine … Lire la suite­­

Mosquées de style soudanais du nord ivoirien

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Sudanese style mosques in northern Côte d’Ivoire The eight small adobe mosques, at Tengréla, Kouto, Sorobango, Samatiguila, M’Bengué, Kong and Kaouara are characterized by protruding timbers, vertical buttresses crowned by pottery or ostrich eggs, and tapering minarets. They present an interpretation of an architectural style thought to have originated around the 14th century in the town … Lire la suite­­

L’œuvre de l’ingénieur Eladio Dieste : Église d’Atlántida

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The work of engineer Eladio Dieste: Church of Atlántida The Church of Atlántida with its belfry and underground baptistery is located in Estación Atlántida, 45 km away from Montevideo. Inspired by Italian paleo-Christian and medieval religious architecture, the modernistic Church complex, inaugurated in 1960, represents a novel utilization of exposed and reinforced brick. Built on … Lire la suite­­

Ensemble archéoastronomique de Chanquillo

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Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex The Chankillo Archaeoastronomical Complex is a prehistoric site (250-200 BC), located on the north-central coast of Peru, in the Casma Valley, comprising a set of constructions in a desert landscape that, together with natural features, functioned as a calendrical instrument, using the sun to define dates throughout the year. The site includes … Lire la suite­­