22 Apr '15, 11pm

This town is built entirely in, around and on top of giant boulders.

The ancient people of Monsanto did not hack through the rocks to build their homes—the granite houses were built to accommodate the natural shapes of the boulders . Many residences squeeze and contort to the shape of the rocks. Semicircular roofs cap curved stone huts , stairways lead up and around the rock field, and entryways even open below boulders that are bigger than the houses that surround them.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/the-ancient-town-of-monsanto-is-buil...

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