Kothi | Granary
Location: Kharod, Panchmahal, Gujarat
Cultural region: East Gujarat
Materials: Admixture (Mud, Hay, Dung), Earth (Mud)
Admixture craft technique: Slab building
Earth craft technique: Lipan kaam
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK
Mud forms the base material which maintains an ambient temperature for the stored grain, the dung acts as a disinfectant and hay provides necessary strength to the granaries so they last for years.