Tag: building

  • Symbolism in Oaxaca’s Architecture

    Symbolism in Oaxaca’s Architecture

    In Oaxaca, buildings adorned with jaguar heads and skeletons are not mere decorations but profound cultural symbols. Jaguars, revered in ancient Mesoamerican cultures for their strength and power. Skeletons, central to Day of the Dead celebrations, embody Mexico’s rich historical tapestry and enduring traditions. And murals played a big part too: The building facade doesn’t…