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vernacular

A Chuttillu has a thatched conical roof and a circular house plan with concentric walls. Pic: DakshinaChitra Museum
Built using mud, bamboo and palmyra leaves, these circular, concentric houses have aerodynamic features that help them withstand high-speed winds. Farmers and fishermen of Andhra’s East Godavari district have lived in Chuttillu for ages
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