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Moai - Easter Island

Moai – Easter Island

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Moai are monolithic human figures carved by the Rapa Nui humans on Easter Island in japanese Polynesia between the years 1250 and 1500 Nearly 1/2 are still at Rano Raraku, the main moai quarry, but masses were transported from there and set on stone structures referred to as ahu around the island's perimeter. Almost all moai have overly huge heads 3-eighths the size of the whole statue. The moai are chiefly the living faces (aringa ora) of deified ancestors (aringa ora ata tepuna). The statues still gazed inland throughout their clan lands when Europeans first visited the island in 1722, however they all had fallen by way of the latter a part of the nineteenth century.

Country House / DVA ARHITEKTA

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The method of the inspiration turned into to expand a residential complicated in sturdy connection to the context. Located in a remote, poorly inhabitated a part of West Herzegovina canton, the site stretches over 35 000 square meters of untamed landscape, bounded with the aid of sturdy stone partitions.

Stone

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Stone is one of the oldest and most functioning building materials. Since people have gained the ability to process this durable material, houses have been carved out of stone, made of stone and decorated with stone. In the past, the type of stone used in house construction generally depended on being easily available in the region because it was difficult and costly to carry the stone due to its weight, which is still the case. However, it is one of the strongest and most reliable materials as a building material that functions as a carrier; The foundations and walls have been made of stone since the Middle Ages due to its load bearing capacity. Today, although concrete is cheaper, stone continues to be in demand as a covering material, either on the carrier system or on the less costly wall construction.

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