A Sustainable Island Community:  Mexcaltitlan

A Sustainable Island Community: Mexcaltitlan

The island of Mexcalatitlan de Uribe is known as the Mexican Venice. It traces its origin to the Aztlans of the Aztecs. Its round shape reflects their belief in moon worship, while its colorful houses and legendary history point to the birthplace of Mexico in 1,091 AD. This sustainable island community is full of adventure, ancient history, traditional culture, exotic wildlife and delicious food.

A Sustainable Home for a Buddhist Monk, Junagadh, India

A Sustainable Home for a Buddhist Monk, Junagadh, India

A rock-cut sustainable home for a Buddhist monk in Junagadh in Western India offers a glimpse of what life and architecture were like during the Mauryan Empire (321–185 BCE).

The Stepped Well of Adalaj, India

The Stepped Well of Adalaj, India

A simple act of fetching water on a hot Sunny day becomes celebration of delightful architectural experience at the stepped well of Adalaj in India. It provides a wonderful place of refuge for weary travelers.