Slideshow: Humanity’s Traditional Dwelling Places

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Humans have constructed all sorts of abodes across cultures and history:

1-800px-Troldsalen-fra-bro 2-800px-Matakam_dwellings_near_Maroua 3-Sarawak.traditional.home 4-800px-Brasilia,_Brazil_(3112744119) 5-Kullu_(Himachal_Pradesh)_Traditional_home_North_India 6-800px-Tsakaling_Naktsang 7-800px-Saami_Family_1900 8-Hotel-sididriss 9-800px-Vietnam_08_-_097_-_traditional_home_and_transport_(3184940578) 10-800px-Santorini_Cat._Background-_view_on_Firostefani._Santorini_island_(Thira),_Greece 11-800px-Hacienda_Eje_Cafetero_COL 12-800px-Old_House_under_Repairs_-_Lima_Peru_--Downtown 13-LAKE_DWELLINGS_IN_NEW_GUINEA 14-800px-Safranbolu_traditional_house_1 15-PIC_SRq_20081218_Prainha_SRAF_building 16-800px-Traditional_adobe_beehive_architecture_of_Syria 17-476px-'Grass_House,_Hawaii',_watercolor_and_graphite_on_paper_by_Louis_Choris 18-400px-Traditional_house_in_Al_Balad 19-Alternate_detail_of_traditional_Japanese_home_at_Japanese_garden,_Huntington_Library,_Art_Collections_and_Botanical_Gardens 20_Traditional_House_in_Changhua,_TAIWAN 21-Persian_traditional_house_(2964652940) 22-800px-Thai_Traditional_House_On_Stilts_Trat_Thailand 23-800px-Tiebele_traditional_house_decoration_Burkina_Faso 24-Noszvaj,_cave-dwellings 25-800px-Podkowa_Lesna_house-traditional 26-Korea_south_traditional_house 27-800px-House_at_Ghadames_(5282834541) 28-799px-Traditional_countryside_house,_Divača 29-Traditional_dwelling_house_in_Cuba 30-800px-The_Log_Cabin_by_Boston_Public_Library 31-800px-Traditional_House_in_Wadi_Halfa,_Sudan 32-800px-New_Ayanish_traditional_house 33-800px-Traditional_house_Bugis_Makassar 34-Traditional_House,_Sanaa_(10721007154)
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The Hotel Sidi Driss, a Berber-style underground building that was also a set for Star Wars: A New Hope. Image: Andy Carvin.

Featured Image: Turf roof houses on the island of Heimaey, Iceland. Credit: Michael Clarke.