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J Bridle

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  • Comment on: Top 10: The Architecture of Star Wars (pt II)

    J Bridle's comment 18 June, 2009 4:01 pm

    Oh, and of course the Lars Homestead, aka the Hotel Sidi Driss, a traditional Berber cave dwelling in Matmata: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matmata

  • Comment on: Top 10: The Architecture of Star Wars (pt II)

    J Bridle's comment 18 June, 2009 3:59 pm

    The Artisanal dwellings of Tatooine look like Ksar Ouled Soltane - but the ones in the Phantom Menace are in fact Ksar Hadada:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stml/1810162408/in/set-72157602814934452/

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/stml/1809365741/in/set-72157602814934452/

    George Lucas pretty much nicked the whole look of Star Wars from Tunisia, from the names (Tatooine is a real town in Tunisia) to the clothing (Jawas in djellabas) to the architecture...