Mexican Architecture

Term Definition
aljibe in-ground water storage tank
bodega storage unit
boveda type of arched brick ceiling
cantera unpolished quarry tile
carretera highway
casita small guest house
libramiento by-pass road
mirador rooftop patio
rustico rustic
terraza patio or terrace, covered or not
tinaco water storage tank usually on the roof

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