Foundations and Buttresses

Sometimes Taos' foundations want to be exposed. Ususally this is when they are constructed of stone. But sometimes when there are other materials too.

Another thing Toas is known for is the visibility of the extra supports for the tall adobe walls. Usually these buyttresses are only present when a wall is taller than 10 feet above grade.

Here are a few examples of these cool architectural phenomenon...

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