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Yemenis make mud bricks for unique architecture

Workers carry dried mud bricks to a kiln at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.
Workers carry dried mud bricks to a kiln at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.Mohamed Al-sayaghi / Reuters
A boy arranges dried mud blocks at a traditional brick manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20, 2012. The bricks are made from clay and straw and widely used in the construction of houses due to its low cost.
A boy arranges dried mud blocks at a traditional brick manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20, 2012. The bricks are made from clay and straw and widely used in the construction of houses due to its low cost.Mohamed Al-sayaghi / Reuters
People work near a kiln at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.
People work near a kiln at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.Mohamed Al-sayaghi / Reuters
A worker adds water to clay mixed with straw at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.
A worker adds water to clay mixed with straw at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.Mohamed Al-sayaghi / Reuters
Workers carry dried mud bricks to a kiln at a traditional brick-manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.Mohamed Al-sayaghi / Reuters
Workers stack dried mud bricks inside a kiln to be fired at a traditional brick manufacturing site in San'a, Yemen, Nov. 20.Mohamed Al-sayaghi / Reuters
A file photo reveals the traditional mud-brick architecture used at the historical city of Shibam in eastern Yemen's Hadramaut province on Oct. 28, 2008.Khaled Fazaa / AFP - Getty Images file

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