Ghadames, Libya Photograph by George Steinmetz Tight clusters of traditional mud-brick-and-palm houses have stood for centuries in Ghadames, a pre-Roman oasis town in the Sahara. Rooftop walkways allowed women to move freely, concealed from men’s view.
Crazy Cat House -I came across this article about a house in Japan that has been customised for cats. The house features cat walkways that criss cross around the walls and run overhead and cat stairs that allow the cats access to the walkways.
Micklegate Bar is a century Norman arched gate and rebuilt in the or century. In the early century, the three-storied structure was added, which allowed for the inclusion of the portcullis. The outward façade seen today dates from the renovations