Yemen

This 2,000-year-old city in Yemen is known as the ‘Manhattan of the desert’; Finn MacLeod; ArchDaily

Photo credit: Flickr/ Najeeb Musallam

The nearly 2,000-year-old city of Shibam presents one of earliest and most perfect examples of rigorous planning based on vertical construction.

Source: This 2,000-year-old city in Yemen is known as the ‘Manhattan of the desert’

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