playa ruins - burning man 2007

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Playa Ruins, by Quentin Davis - see www.­quentini.­com

Playa ruins is vernacular architecture for tiny ancient people.­ Made from the materials at hand, playa and water, these tiny people built a grand edifice which has withstood this harsh desert for eons.­ Standing five feet tall, it was a Herculean task for these tiny people who stood no more than 3" tall.­

Photo taken at the Burning Man 2007 festival (Black Rock Desert, Nevada).­

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