Historic Skyscrapers In The Heart Of A Desert Built Without Easy Access To Material

Humans can thrive in harsh conditions

Chaco Canyon — New Mexico, U.S. (image from Wikimedia)

Before the 19th century, the Chaco cliff dwellings were the tallest structures built in North America.

Chaco is a place of extremes. It’s astonishing how a group of people could meet their basic needs and build massive monuments in the…

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