Originally bricks are formed out of clay, but in Karaba, a small African village in the southwest of Burkina Faso, bricks are mined directly from the hills.
Istanbul is a city with a centuries-old history, once the former capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and other great empires.
Sometimes we do not understand how lucky we were to be born in our country, a city, even a small village.
Fountains are, probably, the most striking and effective visual expression of architectural creativity. In the early ages they were used by citizens in everyday life, today they have become one of the tourist attractions.