Rustic construction: cal viva

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The iconic whitewashed buildings of the Balearics can be traced back to a very simple but ingenious invention from our ancestors. The process of using cal viva, made from limestone, was an incredibly simple and low cost method of creating paint to be used for exterior and interior walls. This now artisanal technique was one […]

Salinas . Ses Portes Tower

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Ses Portes Tower is one of the coastal defense towers to protect the islands of Ibiza and Formentera built during the eighteenth century. This is a defensive two-storey building built in the sixteenth century with conical seated on the uneven ground. In the municipality of San Jose de Sa Talaia in the Natural Park of […]