Villa de Leyva or Casa Terracota – the ceramic house – was built by Colombian architect Octavio Mendoza. It was made by sculpting the building out of clay then firing it in high temperature making it resistant to water, damage from earthquakes, and comfortably cool in hot climates.

Villa de Leyva, Colombia.

Villa de Leyva or Casa Terracota – the ceramic house – was built by Colombian architect Octavio Mendoza. It was made by sculpting the building out of clay then firing it in high tempera…

Villa de Leyva, Boyaca, Colombia

50 photos of Villa de Leyva: Finest Colonial Villages of Colombia

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